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2.8: Adopt IEEE 754-2019 terminology in JVMS

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 14
    • Fix Version/s: 15
    • Component/s: specification
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      vm

      Description

      Enact the same IEEE 754 terminology changes as JDK-7074799 for the JVMS, namely:

      * IEEE 754 Standard for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic -> IEEE 754 Standard for Floating-Point Arithmetic
      * single -> binary32 ("single" in the context of IEEE 754-1985 single format specifically)
      * double -> binary64 ("double" in the context of IEEE 754-1985 double format specifically)
      * denormalized -> subnormal
      * round to nearest mode -> roundTiesToEven mode
      * round towards zero mode -> roundTowardZero mode

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                darcy Joe Darcy
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                darcy Joe Darcy
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