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[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index] (John D. Ramsdell) writes:
>> Besides, in contrast with my all integer modification, your
>> modification to Lua would run number intensive applications much
>> slower.
> This isn't what I meant to say.  I meant to say one cannot make the
> desired changes given the list of macros you listed.  Furthermore, I
> bet an integer only version of Lua would run quite a bit faster on
> some number intensive applications.

I expect it depends on the processor you're talking about.  Floating
point arithmetic on modern processors is often _very_ fast...


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