(j3.2006) [Fwd: Decimals in Fortran]

Bill Long longb
Wed Mar 14 19:10:25 EDT 2007

Perhaps Mike can refresh my memory: Has 754r actually passed?  Has the 
decimal floating format been finally decided?


Dan Nagle wrote:

>I haven't checked the site yet, but it may be
>of some interest.
>I've replied to the sender, noting UK-002 and 05-232r1.
>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: Decimals in Fortran
>Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 21:56:08 +0100
>From: J.H.M.Bonten <jhm.bonten at hetnet.nl>
>To: <dannagle at verizon.net>
>                                   Geldrop (Netherlands),  14 march 2007
>Dan Nagle,
>The new storage system of DECIMAL numbers according to IEEE-754r is 
>described extensively in my website
>Also proposals about the sizes and names of the different data types for 
>inter-language communication are given here.
>Perhaps the site can be interesting for the Fortran standardization 
>committee J3.
>yours sincerely,
>Jo.H.M. Bonten
>at Geldrop, the Netherlands
>email:  jhm.bonten at hetnet.nl

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