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Re: [std-proposals] Slow bulky integer types (128-bit)

From: Jonathan Wakely <cxx_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2023 11:10:03 +0100
On Wed, 29 Mar 2023 at 11:09, Frederick Virchanza Gotham via Std-Proposals <
std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 29, 2023 at 11:03 AM Giuseppe D'Angelo via Std-Proposals
> <std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> > But that doesn't change the reality of things that, as far as the
> > Standard is concerned, __int128 isn't an integer type.
> I have a fruit bowl in my kitchen, and right now it contains three
> oranges, a mandarin and a kiwi.
> In the sense that the kiwi in my fruit bowl is a fruit, __uint128_t is
> an integer type.
> If I fail to correctly identify the kiwi as a fruit, or if I refuse to
> place kiwi's in the 'fruit' category, then I'm really going down the
> road into cult territory -- redefining words and so forth.
> __uint128_t is an integer type irrespective of how any Standard or
> compiler categorises or identifies it.


Received on 2023-03-29 10:10:17