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Re: What is acceptable for -ffast-math? A numerical viewpoint


dewar@gnat.com wrote:
> 
> Part of the trouble here is that I get the feeling that quite a few people
> are discussing these issues for the first time, and reacting ab initio.
> As I said earlier, these issues are very old, and it is well worth going
> back to the old literature that discusses these issues. In particuloar the
> discussions of floating-point evaluation in the Fortran standards are of course
> highly relevant here.

This is exactly the reason why:

1. This is a recurring theme.
2. It's absolutely necessary to provide a web page with our consensus
   on these matters.

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