64 bit LC

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Fri Jul 20 21:26:00 EDT 2018


On 7/20/2018 9:20 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> I'm surprised there wasn't an answer before this as well. This subject
> comes up every few years.
>
> The engine bitness won't affect math results. The standard library
> used for math will fail beyond the scope at both ends and you'll end
> up doing the math yourself with strings if you need more accuracy.
>

There have been enhancement requests in the past (I think) for a more
precise math library that the IEEE or to add Binary Coded Decimal (BCD)
math to LC. I can't seem to find them in the Quality Center just now though.





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