[racket] 80-bit precision in Racket

From: Joe Marshall (jmarshall at alum.mit.edu)
Date: Thu Nov 15 15:29:52 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Hugh Aguilar <hughaguilar96 at yahoo.com>wrote:

> This "Supercomputer Toolkit" looks pretty cool! I skimmed over the
> article, and will read it completely later on. Am I understanding that
> this uses integer arithmetic?

No, the Digital Orrery used floating point.

>  It said that it supported quad-precision 128-bit integers (four 32-bit
> integers concatenated).

I have no reason to doubt this, but the main integrations were done in
floating point.
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