(j3.2006) [Fwd: Decimals in Fortran]
Wed Mar 14 20:09:02 EDT 2007
Fred J. Tydeman wrote:
>On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 18:10:25 -0500, Bill Long wrote:
>>Perhaps Mike can refresh my memory: Has 754r actually passed? Has the
>>decimal floating format been finally decided?
>It still is in ballot.
>It has both decimal floating formats ( with means to convert
>between them ).
With a non-decision like that it seems unreasonable to expect anyone to
actually implement either format. Pretty much defeats the whole point
of standardization. Hopefully the ballot outcome will be a NO vote.
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