Wed, 11 Nov 1992 18:18:03 GMT

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Newsgroups: | comp.compilers |

From: | drw@euclid.mit.edu (Dale R. Worley) |

Organization: | MIT Dept. of Tetrapilotomy, Cambridge, MA, USA |

Date: | Wed, 11 Nov 1992 18:18:03 GMT |

Keywords: | arithmetic |

References: | 92-10-075 92-11-025 |

joe@babel.ho.att.com (Joseph M Orost) writes:

In order to have the round-to-zero rule "laid to rest," first you have to

convince all the hardware designers out there that their DIV instruction

is broken: GOOD LUCK!

If I remember correctly, the National 32000 architecture had *both*

flavors of division.

Dale

Dale Worley Dept. of Math., MIT drw@math.mit.edu

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