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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Portability and conformance
Hi Patrick, On Saturday, 2009-12-19 16:06:35 -0500, Patrick Durusau wrote: > Just so I remember to capture it, under the various bit operators, not > that there is a portability constraint but then under semantics, an > implementation must support at least up to 48 bits. No mention of > portability. There are portable constraints 0 <= x < 2^48 > (Yes, I will change "implementation" but this sounds like, looks like, > walks like a constraint on evaluators and not on expressions. It is a constraint of the expression to be portable, an evaluator shall support at least 48 bits. Eike -- Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements of spreadsheets. --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommittee's list.