>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Brodowsky <lis...@brodowsky.com> writes:

Karl> - or should there be a new numeric type similar to Rat that is always
Karl> having powers of 10 as denominator (like BigDecimal in Java or
Karl> LongDecimal for Ruby or decimal in C# or so)? 

If so, please use something compatable with ieee 754 decimal floats, so
that they can be used when running on hardware which supports them.

Even w/o such hardware, gcc (at least) has support for software
emulation of _Decimal32 and _Decimal64 (and _Decimal128?).

James Cloos <cl...@jhcloos.com>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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