Re: [cc65] IEEE vs nonstandard floats

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From: Tim Schürmann (
Date: 2003-03-10 09:46:57


Ullrich von Bassewitz schrieb:

> If you can prove in advance that a specific custom format is significantly
> faster than the IEEE format, I'm open for this suggestion. But I have to admit
> that I doubt this is the case.

Sorry, i haven't read all mails from the beginning of this topic and here i'm
doing some sort of brainstorming:

If you need a fast floating-point format, so what about radix-4 (Ok, i don't know
how fast and small it could be implemented on a 8-Bit computer :) )?



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