Does python suck or I am just stupid?

Jp Calderone exarkun at intarweb.us
Wed Feb 26 06:20:38 CET 2003


On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 09:09:29PM -0800, Ian Terrell wrote:
> Jp Calderone <exarkun at intarweb.us> wrote in message 
> > > Your program runs "as expected" if you substitute
> > > u_inc = 1.0/1024 for
> > > u_inc = 0.001
> > > 
> > > (just for fun)
> > > 
> > 
> >   Just as a broken clock will tell the correct time twice a day. ;)
> 
> An analogy to a broken clock?  I'd say that code is far from "broken." In
>  fact, it shows an intimate understanding of the details of why the
> original code was "broken."

  I skipped this thread, I don't know what the original problem was.  My
analogy was to floating points in general.

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