Joe Darcy - Consulting Member of Technical Staff
Joe Darcy is a long-time developer in the JDK engineering group who as “Java Floating-Point Czar” has looked after Java numerics, amongst other responsibilities. Joe was involved with the design of Java’s strictfp floating-point semantics, added numerous floating-point math library methods to the platform, helped expand BigDecimal support, and added hexadecimal floating-point literals to the Java language and library. Joe was a participant in and interim editor for the IEEE 754r working group to revise the IEEE 754 floating-point standard.
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