ISO/IEC TR 24732:2009 Preview

Information technology -- Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces -- Extension for the programming language C to support decimal floating-point arithmetic

ISO/IEC TR 24732:2009 specifies an extension to the programming language C, specified by the International Standard ISO/IEC 9899:1999. The extension provides support for decimal floating-point arithmetic that is intended to be consistent with the specification in IEEE 754-2008. Any conflict between the requirements described here and that specification is unintentional. ISO/IEC TR 24732:2009 defers to IEEE 754-2008.

The binary floating-point arithmetic as specified in IEEE 754-2008 is not considered in ISO/IEC TR 24732:2009.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2009-01
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 26
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22
    Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces
  • 35.060
    Languages used in information technology

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