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Re: (OT) Where is programming headed?

by Dominus (Parson)
on Dec 15, 2001 at 21:35 UTC ( #132225=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Says rudif:

Your statement is true of C/C++ double, which is also what Perl uses for numeric values. The example float x, y;
Oops! You are absolutely right. My brain is so stuck on doubles that I often forget about single-precision floats.

Anyway, my main point, which was that the number 1 is exactly representable, is still correct.

Thanks for the correction.

Mark Dominus
Perl Paraphernalia

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