"Strong typing vs. strong testing"
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Wed Sep 29 08:03:55 CEST 2010
Keith Thompson wrote:
> 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.)
I know. Hence why I wrote the comment "floating point accuracy aside"
when printing it.
Erik Max Francis && max at alcyone.com && http://www.alcyone.com/max/
San Jose, CA, USA && 37 18 N 121 57 W && AIM/Y!M/Skype erikmaxfrancis
If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost.
-- Winston Churchill
More information about the Python-list