32 bit or 64 bit?

ram.rachum at gmail.com ram.rachum at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 21:08:08 CEST 2008


On Jun 15, 10:01 pm, "Terry Reedy" <tjre... at udel.edu> wrote:
> <ram.rac... at gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:1257aa24-14fa-426e-8019-262984c70633 at 2g2000hsn.googlegroups.com...
> |> How did you determine that standard python floats are not good enough?
>
> | I have a physical system set up in which a body is supposed to
> | accelerate and to get very close to lightspeed, while never really
> |attaining it.
>
> Just a thought.  You might do better if you can rearrange your equations in
> terms of c-v instead of v.  Letting c=1, you cannot accutrately express
> v = .99999999999999999999
> in Python, but can easily express
> 1-v = .00000000000000000001.
> And so on.
>
> tjr

Good idea Terry, I'll think about it.



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