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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-18 05:40:20


| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of John Maddock
| Sent: 17 March 2006 19:32
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [serialisation] reading and writing reals
| Proving the code correct is tricky though, when I've more
| time I'll double
| check with Knuth Vol 2 and with ACM and see if there's any
| literature that can help out.

The key reference seems to be William D Clinger, How to read floating point
numbers accurately,

I will try to re-read (and perhaps even understand it!)


Paul A Bristow
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