(j3.2006) other entities in standard modules

Bill Long longb
Wed Jan 31 12:01:55 EST 2007


I'll side with Stan on this issue.  In fact, we do supply three extra 
named constants (all of type(ieee_status_type))  to simplify and speed 
up setting common combinations.

Cheers,
Bill


Whitlock, Stan wrote:

>Malcolm,
>
>I agree that [359:28-29] means that processors can extend intrinsic
>modules.  But I read [364:22-23] as saying the IEEE intrinsic modules
>define these five derived types but I don't read it to prohibit a
>processor from adding other public derived types to these intrinsic
>modules.
>
>I may be erring on the implementer's side, seeing no prohibition,
>instead of on the language lawyer side, seeing no permission.
>
>/Stan
>
>  
>

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