"Strong typing vs. strong testing"

Keith Thompson kst-u at mib.org
Wed Sep 29 00:51:14 CEST 2010

Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> writes:
>  >>> print c # floating point accuracy aside
> 299792458.0 m/s

Actually, the speed of light is exactly 299792458.0 m/s by
definition.  (The meter and the second are defined in terms of the
same wavelength of light; this was changed relatively recently.)

Keith Thompson (The_Other_Keith) kst-u at mib.org  <http://www.ghoti.net/~kst>
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