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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-12 22:06:52

On Sun, 12 Dec 2004 21:18:30 -0500, Beman Dawes wrote

> > and resurrect the fixed decimal proposal (it died after it was
> >rejected in review).
> A decimal number proposal is starting to move through the C and C++
> committees. It is based on work done at IBM, and is designed to work
> as either library software, or with a hardware accelerator, IIRC.
> Thus anyone interested might want to become familiar with that
> proposal before doing any new decimal work.

I assume this is the work from here?

Problem I see is that IBM wants a $3000 license fee to use this. I thought
things that went into the standard had to be available on an 'any-use' license
like boost -- or are they planning on changing the license if this is accepted?


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