Java Language Reference

Errata for Java Language Reference

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 29
changed

Normally, non-zero float values are represented as: sign*mantissa*(2**exponent) where sign is +1 or -1, mantissa is a positive integer less than 2**24 and exponent is an integer in the inclusive range -149 to 104. to read: Normally, non-zero float values are represented as: sign*mantissa*(2**(exponent-23)) where sign is +1 or -1, mantissa is a positive integer less than 2**24 and exponent is an integer in the inclusive range -126 to 127.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 1998
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Page 30
changed

Non-zero double values are represented as: sign*mantissa*(2**exponent) where sign is +1 or -1, mantissa is a positive integer less than 2**53 and exponent is an integer in the inclusive range -1045 to 1000. to read: Non-zero double values are represented as: sign*mantissa*(2**(exponent-52)) where sign is +1 or -1, mantissa is a positive integer less than 2**53 and exponent is an integer in the inclusive range -1022 to 1023.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 1998
Printed
Page 34
line 4: swapped "s" and "t"

Anonymous    Jan 01, 1998
Printed
Page 477
added the following to the last para.

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Anonymous    Jan 01, 1998