why the inconsistency?

Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou tzot at sil-tec.gr
Tue Sep 30 00:06:39 CEST 2003


On Fri, 26 Sep 2003 18:04:24 GMT, rumours say that Michael Hudson
<mwh at python.net> might have written:

[I, "if only int(math.log(x,10))..."]
> >> worked correctly for *all* large values, like 10**70...

[Michael, using a larger number]
> > Um, it does :-)

[Tim]
>> You're not used to answering floating-point questions <wink>.

[Michael]
>Or prehaps just conveniently ignoring what "work" means in a given
>context :-)

I didn't reply earlier since Tim --how uncommon-- covered the subject
better (he also corrected my +1 omission/misteak), but I believe you
should have said: 'conveniently ignoring what "work correctly" means in
a given context'... ;-)
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