>Picolisp's built-in functions for scaled arithmetic are brilliant
That's music to my ears because I've been looking forward to working with
those ever since I started Picolisp for solving systems of equations. Still
working on acquiring the data at the moment but...getting there :),
Thank you for the write-up.

On 1 April 2017 at 22:20, Joh-Tob Schäg <johtob...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'll wait.
> 2017-04-01 22:45 GMT+02:00 Lindsay John Lawrence <
> lawrence.lindsayj...@gmail.com>:
>> My next little picolisp project..
>> Picolisp's built-in functions for scaled arithmetic are brilliant once
>> you understand how they work. Still, it would be great to get more
>> scientific functions without have to link an external math lib, and get
>> 'real-time' performance when needed as well.
>> http://wilsonminesco.com/16bitMathTables/ is a nice write-up (link found
>> on hacker news) of what you can do with fixed point, scaling and lookup
>> tables... Also has links to code to generate the tables.
>> I think the concepts and technique will transfer quite nicely to
>> picolisp.  We'll see...
>> /Lindsay

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