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Re: [Fwd: Re: [SLE] Real Numbers representation in Tcl language]
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 02:31:32 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604130228150.31399@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Wednesday 2006-04-12 at 19:45 -0400, Patrick Shanahan wrote:

> I believe the 80286 possessed floating point but perhaps it first
> appeared in the 80186 which was almost unknown. The 8086 and 8088 did
> not.

The f.p. math was in the 8087 coprocesor. I have an 386 machine for which
I got a 387 coprocesor some years later, if I remember right: I'd have to
open it up to check, and I'm sleepy right now ;-)

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson
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