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Subject: RE: Calculator plugin put on hold
From: Gary Wingert (gary_wingert_at_sonic.com)
Date: 2004-04-27


Not sure if this helps or not, but what about BCD math?
Years ago, I wrote code in QuickBasic but linked with
highly-efficient hand-coded assembler libraries from
Crescent Software. All floating point was tossed out -
integer only. Then another company came out with a
companion library that performed floating point ops but
used BCD to do it all with integers.

I don't pretend to know all the voodoo that goes on
there, but try googling it and maybe that might be
an alternative?

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=bcd+math+inte
gers

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Tom Norris
> Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 3:17 PM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Calculator plugin put on hold
>
>
> I just found out that there is no support for floating point
> precision,
> so I'm putting my plugin development on hold... for now.
> If I can figure out how to implement it I'll continue work on the
> calculator plugin.
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