John Meacham john at repetae.net
Thu May 11 19:47:14 EDT 2006

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 02:57:30PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> On the other hand, keeping intermediate Doubles to 80-bit precision is 
> both (a) non-portable and (b) unpredictable (the programmer doesn't know 
> which intermediates are going to be stored in 80 bits, and turning on 
> optimisation will probably make a difference).

Indeed, not storing the intermediate values as 80 bits is one of the
'nicer' things I was refering to. :)

though, this does bring up another standardish C type we should support


and __complex as pointed out by Aaron. 

any idea what would be a good module to export them from?


John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈

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