From: Bernd Oppolzer <email@example.com>
>Really? This would imply, IMHO, that PL/1 on Windows emulates the
>mainframe HFP format.
PL/I on Windows provides the choice of IEEE arithmetic and mainframe for
>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.