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Re: F***ing sprintf rounding - how does it work?

by swampyankee (Parson)
on Sep 04, 2012 at 14:48 UTC ( #991635=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to F***ing sprintf rounding - how does it work?

To investigate your system's floating point behavior, try http://www.netlib.org/paranoia/paranoia.c. You'll have to compile and link it, ideally with the same floating point library as used to compile perl on your system.


Information about American English usage here and here. Floating point issues? Please read this before posting. — emc

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[Eily]: The best example of that is the TGV, they couldn't decide who would get it so it's in the middle of nowhere halfway between the two
[LanX]: Eily: that rings a bell
[erix]: interesting difference, I suppose they use different data/routes (and shorter seems better, no?)
[LanX]: Montabaur station
[erix]: (I used http://afstandmete n.nl/ )
LanX The stations of Limburg Süd and Montabaur, which are approximately 20 km apart, ...
[LanX]: teh route I get from gmaps is 1662 km long and is crossing the Swiss Alps (mounting 2400 m) ... I wouldn't try this in December...

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