Author rhettinger
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Date 2021-11-23.17:33:42
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> It wouldn't be hard to go for _always_ correctly rounded 
> and actually get it over.

Yes, that would be the right thing to do.

Does the technique you had in mind involve testing 1 ulp up or down to see whether its square is closer to the input?


> an Emax of 999 and an Emin of -999 would already be 
> more than big enough.

Right. In haste, I confused max_exp=1024 with max_10_exp=308.  

Am still thinking that the precision needs to be bumped up a bit the 28 place default.
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