[Python-ideas] Floating point contexts in Python core

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 14:05:41 CEST 2012

On Oct 11, 2012, at 4:45 AM, Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com> wrote:

> With base 16 floats you can't emulate x86 native 53-bit mantissa floats.

I realized that as soon as I hit send. :-( I also realized that it does not matter for python implementation because decimal stores mantissa as an int rather than a list of digits. 

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