Really? This would imply, IMHO, that PL/1 on Windows emulates the mainframe HFP
format. I can't believe that this is true. It would be much slower than using
the floating point format of the underlying hardware, that is, Intel IEEE. I'm
almost sure, that this is what the PL/1 compiler on windows uses, and so you
have the same issues and the same platform dependencies as with other languages
with PL/1, too.
Am 27.03.2011 04:04, schrieb R.:
> I mentioned IBM's PL/I, which provides traditional mainframe floating-point
> on Windows. It's also the same compiler, so results on either platform
> would be identical, given the same compiler options.