[concurrency-interest] jsr166y.forkjoin API comments

Mark Thornton mthornton at optrak.co.uk
Sat Jan 26 05:49:05 EST 2008


jason marshall wrote:
>
> For floats, the prevailing winds suggest you're going to use GPGPU for 
> SIMD.  IEEE incompatibilities notwithstanding.
The IEEE incompatibilities may make that a non starter for Java. 
Currently Java can't even use instructions like the fused Multiply 
Accumulate present on some processors. JSR-84 was withdrawn.

Mark Thornton



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