This math scares me
neelk at alum.mit.edu
Wed Mar 14 01:31:43 CET 2001
On Tue, 13 Mar 2001 17:07:38 +0100, Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
>"Neelakantan Krishnaswami" <neelk at alum.mit.edu> wrote in message
>news:slrn9asbvc.dfq.neelk at alum.mit.edu...
>> Point Numbers Accurately_ and Byrger and Dybvig's _Printing
>> Floating Point Numbers Quickly and Accurately_ and submit it as a
>> patch I don't think anyone will object. :)
> It's Burger, not Byrger (just in case someone should be searching or
> quoting this -- the analogy with Dybvig is hard to resist!-),
That's cleverer than the real reason: it's just that the 'y' and 'u'
keys are next to each other on my keyboard. :)
> and I think it's in the proceedings of the 1996 SIGPLAN conference.
Both papers are available from the ACM Digital Library, too. (Subscribing
to it was one of the best investments I ever made.)
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