Math errors in python

Richard Hanson me at
Sun Sep 26 21:52:18 CEST 2004

Anna Martelli Ravenscroft wrote:

> If you want people to find those sections when they are looking for 
> answers to why their math calculations aren't working - I suggest you 
> remove the "FLOAT" from the title. Something in the FAQ like: "Why are 
> my math calculations giving weird or unexpected results?" would attract 
> a lot more of the people you WANT to read it. Once you've roped them in, 
> *then* you can explain to them about floats...

Excellent point.

(Or, "+1" as the "oldbies" say. ;-) )

Nice to "meet" you, too -- welcome! (Even if I'm primarily only a

(Alex mentioned you have a Fujitsu LifeBook -- I do, too, and like it
very much!)


[Note: I am having equipment and connectivity problems. I'll be back
as I can when I get things sorted out better, and as appropriate (or
inappropriate ;-) ). Thanks to you and to all for the civil
and fun discussions!]

Richard Hanson


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