Math errors in python

Dan Bishop danb_83 at
Sun Sep 19 23:26:42 CEST 2004

Michel Claveau - abstraction méta-galactique non trivial	e en fuite perpétuelle. <unseulmcmcmcmc at msupprimerlepoint.claveauPOINTcom> wrote in message news:<cijkp3$b0v$2 at>...
> Hi !
> No.  BCD use another work :   two digits by Byte.  The calculation is
> basically integer, it's the library who manage the decimal point.
> There are no problem of round.

Yes, there are.  Rounding problems don't occur in the contrived
examples that show that "BCD is better than binary", but they do
occur, especially with division.

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