[Python-Dev] Floating-point implementations

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Dec 9 18:15:53 CET 2008


Is anyone aware of any implementations that use other than 64-bit
floating-point? I'd be particularly interested in any that use greater
precision than the usual 56-bit mantissa. Do modern 64-bit systems
implement anything wider than the normal double?

regards
 Steve
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