View Full Version : What are: floating-point and fixed-point systems ?
03-20-2012, 08:34 AM
i just came across the therm:
'floating-point and fixed-point systems'
can anybody explain what it is in open gl ?
03-20-2012, 11:39 AM
Normalized integers are treated as fixed-point numbers usually in 16.16 format (16 of 32 bits define decimal value).
Conversion from fixed to floating-point and vice versa is defined in:
The OpenGL Graphics System: A Specification
(Version 4.2 (Core Profile) - August 22, 2011)
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