BCD applications (was: This math scares me)

Cameron Laird claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Wed Mar 14 23:06:41 CET 2001


In article <erRr6.659$lz1.20662 at ruti.visi.com>,
Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote:
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>I believe that there are plans (on some exchanges) to switch
>pricing from base-2 fractions to decimal fractions.
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Various exchanges have made that switch at various
times during the last few centuries.  Most famous
was 29 January of this year, when the NYSE made the
change for most common equities.  Most of NASDAQ,
though, remains in eighths, I believe.
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