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RE: Precision of doubles and stdio
- From: "Alessio Massaro" <masariello at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 10:08:31 +0000
- Subject: RE: Precision of doubles and stdio
x <= 70.900000000000005684341886080801486968994140625
x <= 70.90000000000000568434188608080148696899414
Even in 64 bits IEEE 754 the representations of the 2 numbers are
identical. Anything beyond the 34th decimal digit is made up by the
printf implementation, i.e. it' snoise.