ES3.1 Proposal Working Draft

Nathan de Vries nathan at
Mon Feb 25 15:41:12 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 10:15 +0000, Mike Cowlishaw wrote:
> Currency calculations are not very interesting at all :-).  But
> (outside HPC and specialized processors such as graphics cards) they
> are by far the most common.

Surely the Adobe fellows have something to say about this :). Flash
tweening and 3D Flash libraries like Papervision3D make extensive use of
floating point math. In an environment where tweaks like multiplying
fixed points instead of dividing yields substantial performance
increases, the "currency calculations" you speak of fade into


Nathan de Vries
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