Are there any 64-bit number proposals under consideration?
jsbell at chromium.org
Fri Nov 13 17:45:17 UTC 2015
On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 11:41 PM, John Lenz <concavelenz at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> > speed.
>> Word of advice, whatever you do, do NOT mention IEEE 754. Trust me. :-)
>> - Sam Ruby
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