[Oberon] FP

Holger Goetz holgerg at hgsys.de
Tue Apr 15 11:22:45 CEST 2014


can happily agree to these of your statements ;-)
Was just like the first best idea of why it was done that way - it's 
left to Others to answer then...


On 15/04/14 10:56, Jan Verhoeven wrote:

> NW says: make it as simple as possible. An FPnum format consisting of
> 1/4 word exponent and 3/4 word mantissa is *not* simple. We should act
> on his words and improve this, now that things are still in the infant
> phase.
> Have you seen the FP routines in the emulator? It's complex math. And
> it's unnecessary.

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