2012/1/25 Matthias W=E4chter <matthias / waechter.wiz.at>:
> I=92m curious to see what=92s gonna happen once Desktop CPUs start to sup=
port
> the nice decimal floating-point types of IEEE 754-2008
> [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_754-2008#Basic_formats] =85 maybe Ruby
> should already prepare syntactically for support of these types. And, in
> theory, there is already a library from Intel
> [http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-decimal-floating-point-ma=
th-library/]
> one can use to do decimal floating-point math.

wow, thanks for the update. i hope ruby can indeed support that even
if i need to recompile manually.

-botp