Thoughts on IEEE P754
brendan at mozilla.org
Sat Aug 23 23:39:46 PDT 2008
On Aug 23, 2008, at 6:49 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
>> Finally, while Decimal seems like it will be useful to knowledgeable
>> developers dealing with financial data, it seems likely to confuse
>> average developer more than it will help.
> That is unclear. A "use decimal" pragma that does not allow
> implicit conversions from binary64 to decimal128
Sorry, I meant to write "... does not allow implicit conversions from
decimal128 to binary64 ...".
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