Math errors in python

Chris S. chrisks at
Sun Sep 19 10:02:33 CEST 2004

Peter Otten wrote:

> Chris S. wrote:
>>>Starting with Python 2.4 there will be the 'decimal' module supporting
>>>"arithmetic the way you know it":
>>Great, why fix what's broken when we can introduce a new module with an
>>inconvenient API.
> 1. It ain't broken.

Call it what you will, it doesn't produce the correct result. From where 
  I come from, that's either bad or broken.

> 2. What fraction of the numbers in your programs are constants?


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