Raw binary(to work without OS) in D

Paul D. Anderson paul.d.removethis.anderson at comcast.andthis.net
Fri Jun 29 16:41:10 PDT 2012

On Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 16:50:59 UTC, David Nadlinger wrote:
> On Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 14:35:24 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
> wrote:
>> On 6/28/12 10:07 AM, Roman D. Boiko wrote:
>>> On Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 14:04:37 UTC, Mehrdad wrote:
>>>> I think just exposing them via .sig and .exp might be the 
>>>> way to go?
>>> sig is easy to confuse with sign
>> .mantissa and .exp
> .exp might potentially lead to confusion regarding std.math.exp 
> with UFCS in place. Not that this would be a huge deal, but 
> since new property would be used only very rarely anyway, I 
> don't think going for a longer name like .exponent or even 
> rawExponent/exponentBits/… would be a problem.
> David

How about .mant and .expo?

That's what I'm using in the BigDecimal/BigFloat modules as 
private names. The property names are .coefficient and .exponent.

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