Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Formal review period for Sort library continuing through November 19
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-19 10:57:14
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Josh Juran
> Sent: 18 November 2014 02:53
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Formal review period for Sort library continuing
> through November 19
> On Nov 17, 2014, at 1:55 PM, Julian Gonggrijp <j.gonggrijp_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > - your keys can be treated as strings of digits or charachters that can
> > be lexicographically compared (fortunately this is true of many common
> > types, including fixed-width floats and integers);
> I would prefer avoiding the phrase "fixed-width floats".
we eventually decided to call them 'specified width' floating-point types.
This covers both built-in float, double and long double, and other longer (or
shorter) for example using Boost.Multiprecision.
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