Precision and CD's

Bruce R Miller bruce.miller at
Wed Jul 21 00:32:33 CEST 1999

"Richard J. Fateman" wrote:
> There is a paper by Guy Steele and Jon L White
> in SIGPLAN notices "How to print floating-point numbers accurately"
> (1990)
> as well as instructions on binary to decimal conversion for IEEE
> floats
> that might help.

There's also David Gay's paper (and code!) which extends
Steele & White's paper with some efficiency enhancements.
C code is available from netlib in the fp directory

bruce.miller at

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