Srew it. Go with 1024 bit unsigned int!

Abraham

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 18:04, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 6:59 PM, John Adams <j...@twitter.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Jul 31, 2009, at 3:37 PM, Josh Roesslein wrote:
>>
>>  Well 64 bit should last for a while. Curious how long it will be until
>>> 128 bit will be required.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Mathematica tells me:
>> "Fri 24 Sep 58821 22:55:00"
>>
>> I think you'll be fine for a long time at 64 bit.
>>
>> -john
>>
>> ---
>> John Adams
>> Twitter Operations
>> j...@twitter.com
>> http://twitter.com/netik
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> but why not go with 128 bit decimal/floating point precision datatypes to
> begin with, and never have this issue? if anyone says "overhead" I'm gonna
> whack 'em like a popup weasel. in this day and age of CPU cycles and RAM,
> you might as well go big or go home.
>
> --ab
>
>
>


-- 
Abraham Williams | Community Evangelist | http://web608.org
Hacker | http://abrah.am | http://twitter.com/abraham
Project | http://fireeagle.labs.poseurtech.com
This email is: [ ] blogable [x] ask first [ ] private.
Sent from Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Reply via email to