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Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:03:30 +1100 (AEDT)
From: Damian McGuckin <>
Subject: Re: Min and Max of 2 Floating Point numbers

On Sun, 23 Feb 2020, Rich Felker wrote:

> Unless by "propagate nans" you mean some specific behavior beyond
> preserving one of the input nans,

Correct.  Corrently, for input 'x' and 'y', the routines agree with IEEE 
754 2008 and say

 	if (isnan(x))
 		return y;

To agree with IEEE 754 2019, they shold say.

 	if (isnan(x))
 		return x;

There is a new operation defined which I think preserves the old 

Regards - Damian

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