From: Shalom Bresticker (Shalom.Bresticker@motorola.com)
Date: Sun Nov 16 2003 - 05:20:00 PST
The following reply was made to PR errata/463; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Shalom Bresticker <Shalom.Bresticker@motorola.com>
Subject: Re: errata/463: another sign-extension issue
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 15:19:48 +0200
> > I would like to add a new sub-section to Section 4 which brings together
> > all the information about bit-extension, whether zero- or x/z- or
> > sign-extension, dealing with all the cases.
> > Currently, each case is dealt with separately, and it does not work well.
> Sections 4.4 and 4.5 are supposed to cover this information. They need some
> work to make them more complete and clear, but this is their purpose.
I can agree with that.
Possibly 4.4 and 4.5 should be combined,
due to the mutual dependence between them.
(The form of bit-extension (4.4) depends on signedness (4.5) and signedness
depends on self-determinedness (4.4).)
Shalom Bresticker Shalom.Bresticker@motorola.com
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