Fw: Question about JEP 306.
david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Dec 6 01:07:57 UTC 2017
Adding core-libs-dev as both mailing lists are named in this JEP.
On 6/12/2017 11:02 AM, A Z wrote:
> -I have been wondering what interest, focus or progress
> is happening around OpenJDK JEP 306:
> -As a Java feature request, could I request feature 306?
> Underflow and overflow need to be eliminated
> from double and float.
> There could be an associativefp option. It should also be the case
> that there should be a round half up for the decimal place
> beyond the last one in the float or double range, to help support
> all notions of
> (pow(sqrt(3),2) == 3) //true
> -The other thing that there should be is a StrictMath
> that works for BigInteger and BigDecimal, allowing:
> asin(Bigdecimal) ...
> which would allow for any power at all, as well as the nth root.
> It is also a good idea to include a radians and degrees version
> of all the trig functions.
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