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Re^4: sprintf rounding convention

by Joost (Canon)
on Oct 30, 2009 at 23:14 UTC ( [id://804235]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: sprintf rounding convention
in thread sprintf rounding convention

I think the main problem is that neither of those two numbers can be accurately represented by binary (IEEE) floating points.

For what it's worth, I get the same results as your linux test on my intel macbook, v5.8.9 built for darwin-2level and v5.8.8 built for darwin-thread-multi-2level.

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