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SubjectRe: temperature standard - global config option?
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Followup to:  <200106090800.f5980i101507@saturn.cs.uml.edu>
By author: "Albert D. Cahalan" <acahalan@cs.uml.edu>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> I hope you don't think people would assume that a "float" always
> has useful data in all 23 fraction bits. It is a similar case.
>
> So here you go, a kernel-safe conversion from C to K. It works
> from 0 to 238 degrees C. Print as hex, so user code can toss it
> into a union or maybe abuse scanf. Adjust as needed for F to K
> or for hardware with greater resolution.
>

I hope you're not seriously suggesting we're using floats for this...

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