Discrepency between JPython and CPython

Venkatesh Prasad Ranganath rvprasad at cis.ksu.edu
Mon May 1 00:04:06 CEST 2000


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.

Venkatesh Prasad Ranganath

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