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Re: Floating point trouble with x86's extended precision
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions dot net>
- To: dewar at gnat dot com (Robert Dewar)
- Cc: lucier at math dot purdue dot edu, reichelt at igpm dot rwth-aachen dot de, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, wilson at tuliptree dot org
- Date: 24 Aug 2003 18:13:36 +0200
- Subject: Re: Floating point trouble with x86's extended precision
- Organization: Integrable Solutions
- References: <20030823013107.43625F2D5F@nile.gnat.com>
email@example.com (Robert Dewar) writes:
| > Telling people that not having a predictable
| > model of what their program will do is a feature, not a bug, doesn't
| > cut it.
| Neither does simply complaining :-)
Classifying that behaviour as Not A Bug is the worse decision that
could be taken. Recall that it is that classification that started the
Acknowledgement of the fact it is an undertaking project for x86
would, IMO, sufficient -- waiting for someone to contribute something.