8 bit signed float possible?
Fri Jun 16 17:06:46 CEST 2006
Only 32 and 64 bits are supported.
Ericsson, Björn <bjorn.ericsson@REDACTED> writes:
> I'm trying to construct an eight bit signed float in binary format:
> Float = 3.14.
> Bin = <<Float:8/signed-float>>.
> This only give badarg error. Is 8 bits too small for a float? Manual says default is 64 bits, but I cant find info on minimum.
> Any clues?
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Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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