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Re: strange behavior with perl v 5.8.8
--On Thursday, September 27, 2007 11:14:09 AM -0400 Andrew Louie wrote:
when incrementing by 0.1 i get a strange behavior where at some
arbitrary number, it will append 0.9999999999 to the end of the
This is rounding error and applies to all computer systems and all
programming languages that use fixed size number representations. It can be
fatal - for example see
Owen Rees; speaking personally, and not on behalf of HP.
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