Discrepency between JPython and CPython

Robert Robert at nospam.edu
Mon May 1 03:36:11 CEST 2000


You should go to the JPython site (http://www.jpython.org/) and read up on
the differences between CPython and JPython.

Bob

"Venkatesh Prasad Ranganath" <rvprasad at cis.ksu.edu> wrote in message
news:m3k8hfjlex.fsf at boss.ksu.edu...
> Hi,
>
> Consider the expression str(1.14 * 200).
> In CPython it yields 228.0
> In JPython it yields 227.99999999999997
>
> Shouldn't this result in consistent values across variuos implementation?
> If so, which of the implementation is buggy?
> I think it is JPython, may be I am wrong.
>
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> Venkatesh Prasad Ranganath
>
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