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Subject: Re: [boost] [fixed_point] Request for interest in a binary fixed point library
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 20120411 19:41:25
Le 12/04/12 01:34, Neal Becker a Ã©crit :
> Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>
>> Le 12/04/12 00:25, Neal Becker a Ã©crit :
>>> Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>>>
>>>> Le 11/04/12 14:37, Neal Becker a Ã©crit :
>>> ...
>>>>> Also,
>>>>> fixed (double, integer_bits, frac_bits) constructor, or something like it.
>>>> Could you be more precise, please?
>>> I want to be able to construct a fixed from a float, specifying the number of
>>> integer and fractional bits (or equivalent).
>>>
>>>
>> I don't understand. If the fixed_point type conveys the number of
>> integer and fractional bits, why do you want to give them as parameters
>> of the constructor?
>>
> Sorry for the confusion: my comment was about runtime specified fixed point
> type. If using compiletime specification of integer and fractional bits, then
> you're correct  no need for those constructor parameters.
>
Do you really need a runtime fixedpoint library? If yes, what is your
context of use.
Vicente
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