[ 248 ] | Sat, 03-May-2008 by rjbs_manxome_org
This is critical work, and Schwern already showed he was interested and pretty able by taking the lead on this on p5p.
[ 249 ] | Sat, 03-May-2008 by perlpilot
I concur with rjbs.
[ 250 ] | Sat, 03-May-2008 by chrisdolan
This is the exact type of project that TPF grants are best for, IMO -- important work that benefits everyone but is too complicated to just fall out of developer itchiness.
[ 251 ] | Sun, 04-May-2008 by perlpunk
This is a great idea, I find it very important, too,
and it has to be done anyway someday, so I'd be glad
to see a grant for this.
[ 252 ] | Fri, 09-May-2008 by drolsky
This is a no-brainer. Yes, please do this. The epoch limit is going to start biting people in the ass very soon, as things like 30-year mortgage calculations start blowing up.
This fits in nicely with Perl's philosophy of just making things work for numbers (at least, Perl can handle >32-bit ints on a 32-bit platform).
[ 253 ] | Thu, 29-May-2008 by shlomifish
Sounds good. Looks like an important work.
[ 254 ] | Tue, 17-Jun-2008 by mhd
CMIIW, is this has been done by activestate in activeperl 5.10 build 1001 ?
activeperl 5.10 changelog
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