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Re: non-IEEE754 float

On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:24:19AM +0000, coypu%SDF.ORG@localhost wrote:
> Hi,
> IBM has its own float format with FLT_RADIX=16.
> Only in 1998 they started offering IEEE754 float on the same hardware.
> Does NetBSD intend/does support this? is this something to keep in mind?

I'd say: worry about this when a port to the relevant hardware comes up.

The VAX pre-IEEE754 format is enough to deal with already, and will likely
provide a good guide when adding other non-754 formats later (if ever).


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