python math problem

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


In article <pan.2013.02.16.13.55.31.206000 at nowhere.com>,
 Nobody <nobody at nowhere.com> 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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