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SubjectRe: [IDEA+RFC] Possible solution for min()/max() war
On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Horst von Brand wrote:
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> C's unsigned arithmetic is 2-complement. Never even seen a 1-complement
> machine.

CDC big iron. Seymour Cray found he could get a little more speed out of
his design that way. IIRC SPSS on CDC gear used the -0 value to indicate
a missing case.

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer mwood@IUPUI.Edu
Make a good day.

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