4 hundred quadrillonth?
ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun May 24 09:17:07 CEST 2009
In message <mailman.525.1242941777.8015.python-list at python.org>, Christian
> Welcome to IEEE 754 floating point land! :)
It used to be worse in the days before IEEE 754 became widespread. Anybody
remember a certain Prof William Kahan from Berkeley, and the foreword he
wrote to the Apple Numerics Manual, 2nd Edition, published in 1988? It's
such a classic piece that I think it should be posted somewhere...
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