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Re: surprising precision


By the way, it may interest you to know that half the floating point values (in IEEE 754 format) are in the range -2.0 to +2.0, not inclusive.

--Bob


On 3/3/2010 12:29 PM, Jonathan wrote:
Please have a look at my query posted at the following 3 forums.
It has not received any explanations yet.
On the one hand it appears not to be a problem but on the other hand could be a spectacular bug.


http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=49627

http://www.linux.com/community/forums?func=view&catid=17&id=4589

http://www.linuxformat.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=11688


Thank you. Jonathan


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