4 hundred quadrillonth?

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Wed May 27 20:33:38 CEST 2009


In article <200905271107.21750.kyrie at uh.cu>,
 Luis Zarrabeitia <kyrie at uh.cu> wrote:
> On Thursday 21 May 2009 08:50:48 pm R. David Murray wrote:
> > In py3k Eric Smith and Mark Dickinson have implemented Gay's floating
> > point algorithm for Python so that the shortest repr that will round
> > trip correctly is what is used as the floating point repr....
> 
> Little question: what was the goal of such a change? (is there a pep for me 
> to 
> read?)

See discussion starting here:

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.devel/103191/

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 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org




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