15 “L” Standard Extension for Decimal Floating-Point, Version 0.0
This chapter is a draft proposal that has not been ratified by the Foundation.
This chapter is a placeholder for the specification of a standard extension named “L” designed to support decimal floating-point arithmetic as defined in the IEEE 754-2008 standard.
15.1 Decimal Floating-Point Registers
Existing floating-point registers are used to hold 64-bit and 128-bit decimal floating-point values, and the existing floating-point load and store instructions are used to move values to and from memory.