(j3.2006) What IFIP WG 2.5 has sent to IEEE P754

Robert Corbett Robert.Corbett
Tue Nov 27 00:07:06 EST 2007

Van Snyder wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 19:00 -0800, Robert Corbett wrote:
>>Van Snyder wrote:
>>>The attached ballot comment was sent to IEEE P754 by Bo Einarsson, the
>>>IFIP WG 2.5 member who has IEEE voting privileges, for consideration
>>>during the current ballot.
>>>It provides specifications for interval arithmetic and exact arithmetic,
>>>but as written it wouldn't require them even if it were to be
>>>incorporated into the standard.
>>I don't think the comments you attached are ballot comments.  First,
>>they don't have the form of ballot comments.  The IEEE-SA mechanism
>>for accepting comments would have rejected this submission.  Second,
>>The ballot for draft 1.5.0 ended on November 10, 2007.
>>Robert Corbett
> You'll have to take this up with Bo Einarsson <boein at mai.liu.se>, who
> submitted the report, before the deadline.

I was fooled by the 21 Nov. 2007 date on his proposal.

Bob Corbett

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