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Completely b0rked, yup#

Wed, 06 Feb 2002 02:17:57 +0000

Completely b0rked, yup. It's using the #defines for IEEE rounding/trap/exception settings, but attempting to set the hardware fpcr with them directly instead of using ieeesetfp_control() and friends. Not surprisingly, this doesn't work. Nor does it work in CMUCL for Linux/Alpha (at least, on my computer). I'm at a loss to see how it could have worked on OSF1^WDigital Unix^W^WTru64 either, but I think we just trust that it did.

The man at the guitar shop phoned yesterday, so I went round to visit today. It looks like this; up close, bits of it look like this, this, and this. Now all I have to do is learn to play it. Easy.

OK, so suddenly everybody has an opinion on .NET; it seems like I may as well give you mine too. Here goes

The Deblog seems to be offline, so I replaced it with lemonodor - which I've been meaning to link to for a while, but was looking for another word to add to the first sentence.