From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-04 09:33:30
| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Martin Bonner
| Sent: 04 August 2006 12:29
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] Spurious warning in lexical_cast.hpp
| From: Paul A Bristow
| > From: Alexander Nasonov
| >> I have not get a chance to study the subject yet but I
| wonder why
| >> don't you just set a precision to some huge number, say 32767 or
| >> INT_MAX?
| > This would be hugely wasteful as it would convert everything with
| > 32767 decimal digits, of which, even with 256-bit floating point,
| > 32267 digits would be noise!
| <Nit>That implies 500 decimal digits would be non-noise.
| Actually the
| formula suggests that a 256 bit mantissa would only need 79 decimal
I remembered the result for 128-bit, and substracted 40, but then over-hyped
But you got the point.
</nitwit> - for now at least...
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