Subject: Re: [boost] Status of ISO/IEC TR 24733 library idea?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-06 05:15:42
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> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Mateusz
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> Subject: [boost] Status of ISO/IEC TR 24733 library idea?
> There is ISO/IEC TR 24733 draft on decimal floating-point arithmetic.
> I found old thread by Stefan Slapeta: Decimal floating point library  I wonder, what is status
of this idea
> in Boost?
>  http://lists.boost.org/Archives/boost/2006/02/101457.php
Sadly the GPL license put a blocker on using any of IBM's code inside Boost, as was noted by several
people at the time
We need someone to start from scratch in a 'clean room'?
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