On 10/31/2009 07:35 AM, George Neuner wrote:

> It's also worth noting that most floating point hardware is not
> anywhere close to 754 compliant even though most FPUs do use the
> standard number formats (at least for single and double precision).

Interesting!  I wasn't aware of that.  Why is that?  Do they just leave 
out operations or are HW vendors actually cutting corners and digressing 
from the prescribed algorithms / results?

Kind regards

	robert

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