The State of Java and Numerics?

Jonathan Bluett-Duncan jbluettduncan at
Wed Mar 21 03:06:43 UTC 2018

I'm 99.9% sure that the answer is "yes" to your 1st and 3rd questions. Not
sure about your 2nd question, though.


On 21 March 2018 at 03:00, A Z <poweruserm at> wrote:

> Am I accurate in gathering that in terms of using operators with
> non-floating point
> types or classes,  the present state of things is the only option, inside
> Java?
> I can use classes like the Apfloat library, but is there any way to
> disable floating point arithmetic
> with a switch option or something, even in Java 10 now?  Is the present
> state
> of things, using alternative numeric classes and functions libraries,
> the only way to get numeric accuracy with the range of an integer
> and decimaltype (its minimum and maximum values)?

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