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Re: Java arithmetic overflow (was Re: the benefits of immutability)
Michael Vanier wrote:
>I know that
>there are many issues involved, and it's as much the hardware's fault as
>the language's, but I hate it anyway.
If I recall correctly Intel and Motorola FP hardware and the IEEE
754 FP standard have provided full support for numerical exception
throwing (albeit somewhat asynchronous sometimes) for nearly twenty
years. 100% the languages' fault I'd say.