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Re: 754R revised documents

Ivan writes:
>>Why does totalorder canonicalize declets?
>>> http://754r.ucbtest.org/subcommittee/

Totalorder should not canonicalize declets since it only returns a Boolean.
It compares cohorts with equal exponents but differing declets to be equal.
The text should be re-worded.  I suggested at the meeting that a min/max
operation, with an ordering as defined by totalorder, should return only
the canonical declets.

Eric Schwarz

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