fixed point vs fixed decimal
johnroth at ameritech.net
Mon Jan 6 23:48:59 CET 2003
"Dan Stromberg" <strombrg at tesuji.nac.uci.edu> wrote in message
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> If I remember my ibm 360 assembler course correctly, fixed point is
> not necessarily decimal. I believe you folks mean fixed decimal, or
> perhaps packed decimal, not fixed point. Fixed point would probably
> more commonly be expected to be binary, or at least could ambiguously
> be binary or not.
I don't think I've ever seen **conceptual** fixed point binary.
fixed point binary, yes, but then it was conceptually decimal.
> Dan Stromberg
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