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Re: [Mingw-users] msvcrt printf bug




On 2017-01-20 09:55+0100 Emanuel Falkenauer wrote:

> I'm pretty sure IEEE says NOTHING about a+b v. b+a... but it sure (i.e.
> hopefully!!) DOES standardize what should be the outcome in each case -
> and that's all I need.

I agree.  Floating-point consistency is extremely valuable.  We
definitely did not have that with gcc a few years back, but we now
apparently do (at least with Linux gcc), and that is a wonderful new
discovery for me today.

Alan
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