On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Pete Higgins <pete / peterhiggins.org> wrote:

> FWIW, ruby-core member Kenta Murata has a proposal to replace Float with
> BigDecimal. Here are his slides from rubyconf on the subject:
>
> http://www.slideshare.net/mrkn/float-is-legacy
>

This is very encouraging. I haven't been able to find the time, but maybe
introducing dual fix point might be viable?
google for LNCS 3203 - Dual Fixed-Point: An Efficient Alternative to
Floating
A pdf of that article should be available.

Andrew McElroy




> Sorry if this has been mentioned already.
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> pete
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