skaller skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Thu May 11 20:04:30 EDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 00:34 +0100, Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
> > I suppose you might argue that "extra precision is always good".
> Well... I'm having a hard time thinking of a situation where it isn't. 

Wastes space in the cache tree, slowing down the program
and limiting the max size problem that can be handled.

For SIMD registers far worse .. halves the number of
parallel computations you can do.

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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