[python] struct module round off error?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Jun 11 15:08:42 CEST 2004

David Stockwell wrote:

> When I first set it and print it, it has the correct value  (50.3).
> However all i did was pack it, and then unpack it and it lost its 
> definite value of 50.3.
> After the unpack it was approximately 50.3 (50.29999......)

Actually, they have the same value each time.  See
for more...

(Hint: try repr(d) right after you do d=50.3 and see what you get.)


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