Subject: Re: [boost] Interest for a Fixed Point Arithmetics library
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-01 12:41:54
On 01/01/18 15:27, Paul A. Bristow via Boost wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Andrey Semashev via Boost
>> Sent: 31 December 2017 16:14
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Cc: Andrey Semashev
>> Subject: Re: [boost] Interest for a Fixed Point Arithmetics library
>> On December 31, 2017 6:50:01 PM "Paul A. Bristow via Boost"
>> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> An implementation of fixed-point has been written (and is in real-life use)
>>> by Chris Kormanyos
>>> see https://github.com/BoostGSoC15/fixed_point/
>>> this uses a specified (fixed at compile-time) fixed-point format. Big
>>> formats are possible and it works seamlessly with many
>>> Boost.Math functions, often using constexpr for compile-time computations).
>>> It did not receive much attention when tentatively proposed for Boost.
>> Is this proposal stalled? I vaguely remember a fixed-point proposal but I
>> don't remember the details.
>> I'm interested in a fast compile-time configured fixed-point type as I had
>> to write one for one project.
> It is working and in 'real-life' use 'in anger', and reasonably documented with examples of usage.
> But nobody in Boost seemed to be at all interested, so it wasn't proposed formally.
Well, I'm interested. :) Is there a chance it will be proposed?
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