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--- ai12s/ai12-0118-1.txt	2014/06/24 00:26:04	1.3
+++ ai12s/ai12-0118-1.txt	2017/04/21 05:43:52	1.4
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 !class Amendment 14-06-20
 !status work item 14-06-20
 !status received 14-05-30
-!priority Low
+!priority Very Low
 !difficulty Medium
 !subject Extended precision in static expressions
@@ -50,6 +50,14 @@
 nothing significant has changed about floating point in the intervening 30
 years. It might be OK in casual use, but causal use should not care about the
 details of the results -- use it isn't casual.]
+[Editor's note: in the mail of AI05-0018-1, Tucker argued that 4.9(38) only
+applies to the values of declarations and not the the values of static
+expressions. We didn't explicitly adopt that model as PHL argued that it was
+too much of an earthquake in their implementation. But that argues that we
+want less rounding, not more. In particular, if this AI is adopted, the
+"pathology" of AI05-0018-1 would become the normal case - an implementation
+that matched the values would be clearly wrong.]

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