1  /******************************************************************************


2  Copyright (c) 2014 Ryan Juckett


3  http://www.ryanjuckett.com/


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24 


25  #ifndef RJ__Dragon4_h


26  #define RJ__Dragon4_h


27 


28  #include "Standard.h"


29 


30  //******************************************************************************


31  // Different modes for terminating digit output


32  //******************************************************************************


33  enum tCutoffMode


34  {


35  CutoffMode_Unique, // as many digits as necessary to print a uniquely identifiable number


36  CutoffMode_TotalLength, // up to cutoffNumber significant digits


37  CutoffMode_FractionLength, // up to cutoffNumber significant digits past the decimal point


38  };


39 


40  //******************************************************************************


41  // This is an implementation the Dragon4 algorithm to convert a binary number


42  // in floating point format to a decimal number in string format. The function


43  // returns the number of digits written to the output buffer and the output is


44  // not NUL terminated.


45  //


46  // The floating point input value is (mantissa * 2^exponent).


47  //


48  // See the following papers for more information on the algorithm:


49  // "How to Print FloatingPoint Numbers Accurately"


50  // Steele and White


51  // http://kurtstephens.com/files/p372steele.pdf


52  // "Printing FloatingPoint Numbers Quickly and Accurately"


53  // Burger and Dybvig


54  // http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.72.4656&rep=rep1&type=pdf


55  //******************************************************************************


56  tU32 Dragon4


57  (


58  tU64 mantissa, // value significand


59  tS32 exponent, // value exponent in base 2


60  tU32 mantissaHighBitIdx, // index of the highest set mantissa bit


61  tB hasUnequalMargins, // is the high margin twice as large as the low margin


62  tCutoffMode cutoffMode, // how to determine output length


63  tU32 cutoffNumber, // parameter to the selected cutoffMode


64  tC8 * pOutBuffer, // buffer to output into


65  tU32 bufferSize, // maximum characters that can be printed to pOutBuffer


66  tS32 * pOutExponent // the base 10 exponent of the first digit


67  );


68 


69  #endif

