The following documents are useful references for implementers and users of this specification:

IEC 60559:1989, Binary floating-point arithmetic for microprocessor systems (previously designated IEC 559:1989). (This standard is widely known by its U.S. national designation, ANSI/IEEE Standard 754-1985, IEEE Standard for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic).

The Unicode Consortium. The Unicode Standard, Version 5.0,