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Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 15 years ago

#4 new defect

add floating point type

Reported by: sabetts Owned by: ffjeld
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: compiler Version:
Keywords: numbers Cc:


currently floating point constants are converted to ratios.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by ffjeld

Keywords: numbers added
Priority: majorminor

Personally I am unsure about the value of floats, particluarly so long as they would have to be boxed (i.e. not be immediates).

I won't stop anyone else from implementing floats, but as of now I am unlikely to do it .

However I see this as another good reason for going 64-bit, where immediate floats would be feasible.

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