too long float

Albert van der Horst albert at spenarnc.xs4all.nl
Sat Feb 2 17:37:59 CET 2008


In article <slrnfp6ri0.lip.B.Ogryczak at localhost.localdomain>,
Bart Ogryczak  <z-niusow at bart.w-wa.pl> wrote:
>On 2008-01-18, citizen J. Peng testified:
>> hello,
>>
>> why this happened on my python?
>
>>>>> a=3.9
>>>>> a
>> 3.8999999999999999
>
>>>> a = 3.9
>>>> print a
>3.9

This has nothing to do with python.

Apparently you don't know the first thing about floating point
numbers. I suggest reading the wikipedia entry.
http://en.wikipedia/wiki/floating_point

Groetjes Albert


>
>bart
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