Submitter:CFP group
Submission Date: 2020-09-29
Document: WG14 N2580
Title: N2580: DFP triples
Reference Documents:N2478


The decimal floating point (DFP) notation (1,0,0) is confusing.

WG14 N2478 in has:

Thus, x = s * c * 10**q is represented by the triple of integers (s, c, q). has

s sign (+/-1)

Since 's' is a signed value, it would be clearer if references to triples (1,c,q) and similar be done as (+1,c,q). This would change: