Python "why" questions

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Aug 21 02:27:52 CEST 2010


Robert Kern wrote:
> On 8/16/10 9:29 PM, Roy Smith wrote:
> 
>> In article<i4cqg0$olf$3 at lust.ihug.co.nz>,
>>   Lawrence D'Oliveiro<ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand>  wrote:
>>
>>> In message<roy-EE1B7F.21001716082010 at news.panix.com>, Roy Smith wrote:
>>>
>>>> 5) real intensity[160.0 : 30.0 : 0.01]
>>>
>>> How many elements in that array?
>>>
>> c) neither of the above.  More specifically, 13,001 (if I counted
>> correctly).
> 
> 13000, actually. Floating point is a bitch.

Or 12999.9999999 if you're unlucky. Floating point is a *real* bitch!

-- 
Greg



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