python math problem

Roy Smith roy at
Sat Feb 16 15:32:32 CET 2013

In article <pan.2013. at>,
 Nobody <nobody at> wrote:

> IOW: floating-point arithmetic is deterministic. It follows rules. Not the
> same rules as real arithmetic, but rules nonetheless. Contrary to
> common superstition, the least-significant bits are *not* taken from
> /dev/random.

Unless you're using a Pentium :-)

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