P1076 March 26, 2015 Meeting Minutes


* Brent Hayhoe, FarrellOstler, RobGaddi, RyanHinton, JimLewis, PeterFlake


Meeting Discussion

  • Block Interfaces
    • Lots of discussion on reflector from John Aasen and Ernst C.
  • Arbitrary Length Integers
    • Rob cited example where used 80 bits and is worried about increasing over time.
    • Ryan: BigNum always unconstrained. For synthesis, we need constrained integers.
    • Base type: BigNum. Integer is a 32-bit constrained subtype.
    • Allow UNIVERSAL_INTEGER as a function parameter, but otherwise usage must be constrained
    • If usage of BigNum slowed integer performance to 1/3 of what it is now, is that significant?
    • AI: Ryan to add integers as 32 bit constrained subtype of UNIVERSAL_INTEGER
  • Reviewed FILE_IO Proposal
    • Edited during meeting.
    • Copy items from TranscriptPkg into the textIO package?

Review and Approve Meeting Minutes:

  • Motion: Rob 2nd: Ryan

Next Meeting: Thursday April 9, 2015 11 am Pacific

Previous Meeting: Thursday February 12, 2015

Topic revision: r7 - 2020-02-17 - 15:36:15 - JimLewis
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