Decimal string to floating point conversion with correct half-to-even rounding

Walter Bright newshound2 at
Wed Jul 8 09:51:50 UTC 2020

On 7/7/2020 3:58 AM, 9il wrote:
> For a high tech real markets (airspace, automotive, science, military-industrial 
> complex) having a correct decimal literal parsing has a little but absolutely 
> mandatory value. If SpaceX is lending a rocket, they want it located on the 
> platform, something around wouldn't make sense. Note, that these companies hold 
> a huge amount of the legacy C/C++ code and they are potential Dlang markets. But 
> only if Dlang will be able to match C exactly for numeric code. Otherwise 
> merging C/C++ code would have a huge negative impact on them.

I agree with the importance of being correct to the last bit.

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