weird math errors in python 2.1.1

Hernan M. Foffani hfoffani at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 29 23:19:04 CEST 2001


andrew at mail.idrive.com (andrew) wrote:
> in interactive interpreter, i get these results:
>
> >>> 21.0 /5
> 4.2000000000000002
.... etc....

> anyone else seeing this?  is this a known bug?

yes. no.
Please, read http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html#4.98

Regards,
-Hernan.

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