|Decimal floating-point library
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|Author:||tepples [ Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:38 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Decimal floating-point library|
"the determined Real Programmer can write Fortran programs in any language."
--Ed Post, Real Programmers Don't Use Pascal, 1982
This is a prototype of a base-100 floating point library that I plan to implement in 6502 assembly language. It treats a number as a 12-digit coefficient times 100 raised to a positive or negative power. The coefficient is stored as a sequence of six pairs of digits from 0 to 99.
Known limits as of today:
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