[squeak-dev] Posits

Craig Latta craig at blackpagedigital.com
Fri Nov 11 23:09:32 UTC 2022

Hi Marcel--

 > Hmm... Patrick just pointed out to me that this critique addresses
 > Unum I. "Posits" are Unum III (Wikipedia link).

      Sure, the Wikipedia article is where I noticed the critique. Not 
all of its criticisms are addressed by Unum II and III. And it's still 
interesting, given who wrote it. :)  I think posits are lovely, and I've 
never enjoyed dealing with IEEE 754, but it's not clear to me that the 
resource-use discussion is closed.

 > Hmm...

      What are you trying to say?


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