RFR: 4511638: Double.toString(double) sometimes produces incorrect results
bpb at openjdk.java.net
Fri Apr 9 16:55:27 UTC 2021
On Fri, 9 Apr 2021 16:39:45 GMT, Brian Burkhalter <bpb at openjdk.org> wrote:
>> here's some background information for those that didn't follow the mailing list for the last couple of years.
>> Some enjoyable properties of the novel algorithm:
>> * No intermediate objects are instantiated.
>> * Loop-free core algorithm.
>> * Only int and long arithmetic.
>> * No divisions at all.
>> * 17.7x speedup (jmh) (https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2020-April/065921.html).
>> * Randomized, yet reproducible deep diving tests (jtreg).
>> * Clear, unambiguous spec.
>> * All floats have been tested to fully meet the spec.
>> * Fully documented in (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1luHhyQF9zKlM8yJ1nebU0OgVYhfC6CBN/view) and/or in comments.
>> See (https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2019-September/062580.html) for some (invented) Q&A. The last Q&A deals with your investment in time for an informed review.
> @rgiulietti Please issue the `/csr/` command here . Speaking of which, does the CSR  need to be updated?
>  https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/SKARA/Pull+Request+Commands#PullRequestCommands-/csr
>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202555
> @bplb No, the CSR  (https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202555) needs no updates.
OK, good. I wonder whether it should be moved back to `Draft` until someone else other than me has reviewed it?
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