[squeak-dev] Re: [ANN] Number comparison, hash, NaN, Point, and other partially ordered sets

Paolo Bonzini bonzini at gnu.org
Thu Jan 8 16:00:45 UTC 2009

> AFAIK, the Croquet project needs to have exactly reproducible float
> arithmetics on all platforms. Would these rounding effects on the x86
> affect that goal (perhaps with denormal intermediate results)?
> Maybe it would be nice to write a unit test which would uncover
> different rounding behaviors between purely-double-precision FP hardware
> and extended-precision hardware.



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