From: Steven Sharp (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 16 2003 - 15:10:02 PDT
The following reply was made to PR errata/472; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Steven Sharp <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Brad.Pierce@synopsys.com
Subject: Re: errata/472: 2.5.1: underscore characters legal anywhere in a number?
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 19:00:14 -0400 (EDT)
I think that the text is intended to mean the same thing as the BNF, but
is a little sloppy. It doesn't really mean anywhere in a number except
the first character, it means anywhere in a numeric field of a number.
So, anywhere in the first token, the size constant (which is a number,
though not the grammar element "number") or the third token, the unsigned
number that gives the value (again, a number, but not the grammar element
"number"), but not as the first character of either.
The whole section is rather sloppy in its use of "number" to mean multiple
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