[Haskell-cafe] Pure Haskell implementation of Float type?

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Tue Jan 20 19:58:51 EST 2009

There's the numbers package which contains BigFloat.  You can pick
your own precision, but it's not IEEE.
It's actually base 10 floats which makes it more fun (actually, the
iEEE standard will cover base 10 floats in the future).

  -- Lennart

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:44 AM, Tim Chevalier <catamorphism at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/20/09, Lennart Augustsson <lennart at augustsson.net> wrote:
>> Do you have Integer?
> Yes (with the integer-simple library -- I was hoping there was some
> analogue of integer-simple for Float, although Don didn't think there
> was one).
> -t
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