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linuxer

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Hi to all,

I have not yet found any information regarding the implementation of  IEEE-754-2008r to FPC compiler.  :(

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_754-2008_revision

Any information will be really appreciated in order to keep on FPC projects.

Thanking you, in advance...

dsiders

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Re: Any plans regarding the implementation of IEEE-754-2008r into FPC?
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2018, 09:26:43 pm »
I have not yet found any information regarding the implementation of  IEEE-754-2008r to FPC compiler.  :(

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_754-2008_revision

Any information will be really appreciated in order to keep on FPC projects.

Apparently it was a long committee process for naught:

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Due to changes in CPU design and development, the 2008 IEEE floating point standard could be viewed as historical or outdated as the 1985 standard it replaced.
Lazarus 2.0.4 / FPC 3.0.4 / Windows 8.1 64-bit

linuxer

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Re: Any plans regarding the implementation of IEEE-754-2008r into FPC?
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2018, 09:33:11 pm »
Thank you for your quick response.  :)

Can you provide any further details regarding this issue?
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