Simple addition

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Tue Feb 17 15:16:03 CET 2004

>>>>> "Andrew Koenig" <ark at> (AK) wrote:

AK> Many moons ago, Guy Steele proposed an elegant pair of rules for converting
AK> between decimal and internal floating-point, be it binary, decimal,
AK> hexadecimal, or something else entirely:

That was exactly what I was suggesting. I even included the bib reference.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
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