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Old 09-05-2012, 11:26 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by NiLuJe View Post
... I don't think bitwise operations make much sense on floats... (And FWIW, a C/C++ compiler would also throw the same kind of error: don't ).
I have used bitwise operators on floats in C. There are some really efficient "magic algorithms" that use that trick. But you may need to tell the compiler not to choke on it.

For example, take a look at these:
http://aggregate.org/MAGIC/#Absolute Value of a Float
http://aggregate.org/MAGIC/#Comparison of Float Values

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