Problem with floating point precision

SBrunning at SBrunning at
Tue Aug 17 18:03:32 CEST 2004

> From: j_mckitrick at [mailto:j_mckitrick at]
> I checked the docs, but found nothing about floating point issues.
> I am working on an app that deals with currency values, and only does
> addition and subtraction (no division).  But I am starting to see
> values that should be the same failing a compare!  What is the
> workaround or correct way to compare 2 floats?  It worked fine for
> months, then suddenly starting acting odd.  I might have upgraded
> Python somewhere in between, I can't recall.


Simon B.
simon at 

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