Are there any 64-bit number proposals under consideration?
concavelenz at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 07:41:09 UTC 2015
I should have been more precise, I meant 64-bit integers, not greater
precision floating points (although, I'm sure that would be interesting
On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 10:07 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys at intertwingly.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 1:00 AM, John Lenz <concavelenz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > By this I mean, a usable type like by mere mortals, not generated C++
> > Maybe something like:
> > var v64 = LongNumber.from('2e58');
> > v64 = LongNumber.add(v64, 2);
> > It doesn't have to be pretty just reasonably and perform closer to native
> > speed.
> Word of advice, whatever you do, do NOT mention IEEE 754. Trust me. :-)
> - Sam Ruby
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