Nim Nuggets: Nim talk at Strange Loop 2021

Imperatorn johan_forsberg_86 at
Sun Oct 17 14:47:15 UTC 2021

On Sunday, 17 October 2021 at 14:39:08 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad 
> On Sunday, 17 October 2021 at 11:14:15 UTC, Imperatorn wrote:
>> Well pow was just a random example, but as an example, what 
>> would the C++ version look like?
> Not sure what you mean, but in C++ floating point is considered 
> system specific. So the same executable could yield different 
> results on different machines for more complex constructs. 
> Since pow() could be provided by the OS/CPU there is no 
> portable optimization for it. Basically, the result is unknown 
> at compile time.

Maybe we're talking about different things.

What I mean is basically (stupid example, but just for the sake 
of discussion):

How would you write it in C++ without modifying the stdlib

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