Subject: Re: -mieee option
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Don Lewis <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/1999 00:18:19
On Jan 14, 10:51pm, "Erik E. Fair" wrote:
} Subject: Re: -mieee option

} We're not on the line for amounts in that order of magnitude, but we would
} be remiss if we did not document the limits of our implementations
} somewhere prominently (perhaps an updated math(3)? It's dated 5/6/91) so
} that people who care can understand precisely what they're getting.

There's a software package called "paranoia" which is supposed to explore
the odd corners of FP math and report how closely your implementation
conforms to the IEEE standard.