Float16Array

Leo Balter leonardo.balter at gmail.com
Wed May 17 12:05:03 UTC 2017


Why?

Adding just because it's cool is not enough to make it through the staging
process.

The current spec is based on IEEE 754 and matches the floating point specs.
What would Float16 be based on?

There is more chance for a Float128 but even this one would need more time
and investigation.



On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 4:06 AM 森建 <moriken at kimamass.com> wrote:

> I created a float16 package.
> https://www.npmjs.com/package/@petamoriken/float16
>
> It exports `Float16Array`, `DataView` methods (`getFloat16`,
> `setFloat16`) and hfround like `Math.frond`.
>
> If there is a chance, please appned EcmaScript Stage 0.
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