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revision 1.26 by rtoy, Fri Jan 18 16:48:31 2008 UTC revision 1.27 by rtoy, Wed Feb 6 17:47:06 2008 UTC
# Line 44  New in this release: Line 44  New in this release:
44        iso8859-1 and utf-8 are supported.  Utf-8 support is limited        iso8859-1 and utf-8 are supported.  Utf-8 support is limited
45        since CMUCL only has 8-bit characters.        since CMUCL only has 8-bit characters.
46      - UNIX-MPROTECT added to access mprotect.      - UNIX-MPROTECT added to access mprotect.
     - EXT:DOUBLE-DOUBLE-FLOAT type added, which is an extended  
       precision number type with about 31 digits of precision.  It is  
       fully integrated with the FLOAT type.  The exponent marker is  
       "w".  
47    
48    * ANSI compliance fixes:    * ANSI compliance fixes:
49      - BOA constructors with &AUX variables are handled better now.      - BOA constructors with &AUX variables are handled better now.
# Line 78  New in this release: Line 74  New in this release:
74      - DOUBLE-DOUBLE-FLOAT fixes:      - DOUBLE-DOUBLE-FLOAT fixes:
75        o Converting negative rationals to double-double-float's doesn't        o Converting negative rationals to double-double-float's doesn't
76          produce wrong answers anymore.          produce wrong answers anymore.
       o Conversion of bignums to double-double-floats preserves more  
         bits of the bignum now.  This allows for read/print consistency  
         for this particular case.  (The general case is still broken.)  
77        o (float <negative bignum> 1w0) no longer returns a positive        o (float <negative bignum> 1w0) no longer returns a positive
78          result.          result.
79        o Some issues with creation of DOUBLE-DOUBLE-FLOAT and (COMPLEX        o Some issues with creation of DOUBLE-DOUBLE-FLOAT and (COMPLEX

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