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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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Mateusz
> Loskot
> Sent: Monday, December 05, 2011 11:40 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Status of ISO/IEC TR 24733 library idea?
> Hi,
> There is ISO/IEC TR 24733 draft on decimal floating-point arithmetic.
> I found old thread by Stefan Slapeta: Decimal floating point library [1] I wonder, what is status
of this idea
> in Boost?
> [1]

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'?

GSoC project?


Paul A. Bristow,
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