[Python-Dev] Numerical robustness, IEEE etc.

tjreedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Jun 19 07:01:33 CEST 2006

"Nick Maclaren" <nmm1 at cus.cam.ac.uk> wrote in message 
news:E1FqzHB-00003X-UV at draco.cus.cam.ac.uk...
> experience from times of yore is that emulated floating-point would
> be fast enough that few, if any, Python users would notice.

Perhaps you should enquire on the Python numerical and scientific computing 
lists to see how many feel differently.  I don't see how someone crunching 
numbers hours per day could not notice a slowdown.


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