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Re: notabug quiz

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Dec 12, 2003 at 08:59 UTC ( #314255=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to notabug quiz

#6 is the common and unavoidable "binary does decimal" floating point error. Documented in perlfaq4.

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Re: Re: notabug quiz
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Dec 12, 2003 at 13:16 UTC
    Curiously, perl 5.8.2 on RH9 passes this test. For me, 17.98 == 17.99 - 0.01 :-)

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