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Re: Numerical accuracy/precision - this is a bug or a feature?

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  • Subject: [mg120214] Re: Numerical accuracy/precision - this is a bug or a feature?
  • From: Richard Fateman <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 03:12:07 -0400 (EDT)
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On 7/12/2011 4:01 AM, slawek wrote:
> U=BFytkownik "DrMajorBob"<btreat1 at austin.rr.com>  napisa=B3 w wiadomo=B6=
ci grup
> dyskusyjnych:iv6hgo$sch$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>> Binary storage is not mathematically required, but the result is MUCH
>> faster code. Perhaps, at some point, we'll abandon this trade-off when
>> computers are so fast that the gain in speed isn't worth the confusion=


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