need for binary floats (except performance)?
grante at visi.com
Mon Jan 31 23:29:13 EST 2005
On 2005-02-01, kartik <kartik_vad at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Since the Decimal type can represent any given fractional number
> exactly, including all IEEE binary floating-point numbers, wouldn't it
> be advisable to use Decimals for all floating point numbers (except
> possibly for performance)?
That's a pretty huge "except" for some applications.
Grant Edwards grante Yow! HUGH BEAUMONT died
at in 1982!!
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