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From: ortmann@u...
Subject: Re: IEEE floating point emulation library?

> For a compiler project I am looking for an IEEE floating point
> emulation.  I have already checked http://caml.inria.fr/hump.html and
> the OCaml link database for such a libray.  Does anybody has written
> something like this for OCaml?

> To answer the obvious question, why not use the built in float data
> type: I need access to the representation at the bit level.  Some code
> that decodes a float value into a bit vector (int32/int64) and back
> would be also helpful.

> -- Christian

I received some good IEEE related Scheme code from oleg@pobox.com; maybe
he would know the answer?

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