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Re^3: Printf/Sprintf Behavior Change

by Marshall (Abbot)
on Sep 17, 2013 at 22:45 UTC ( #1054550=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Printf/Sprintf Behavior Change
in thread Printf/Sprintf Behavior Change

"fine" means that you understand what is going to happen in whatever number base that you are calculating in. And that no matter what you do, there will most often be imperfect representations in either a decimal or binary format. For example: 1/3. If we aren't in base 3, there is going to be a precision problem.

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