[PATCH] 4511638: Double.toString(double) sometimes produces incorrect results

Andrew Dinn adinn at redhat.com
Wed Oct 3 09:12:03 UTC 2018

On 02/10/18 19:17, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Raffaello and Ulf should talk.
> It seems like Ulf's ryu project is trying to solve the same problem.
> ryu is also still being worked on, but there is already a published paper
> and ryu is being adopted by various core libraries.
> https://github.com/ulfjack/ryu
> https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3192369
> Ulf, if you haven't already signed an Oracle Contributor Agreement for
> openjdk, you should do so.
> (Who knew printing floating point numbers could be so hard?)

Well, Guy Steele and Jon L White, for starters (quite literally) [1]

[1] https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=93559


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