[Numpy-discussion] Floating Point Difference between numpy and numarray
Wed Sep 3 05:51:26 CDT 2008
We used to care about memory when we were running on 32-bit platforms, but
with the move to 64-bit, enabled by the current work, the issue is removed
and I will probably be changing everything for more accuracy.
2008/9/3 David Cournapeau <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Hanni Ali wrote:
> > Understood, but I would generally be more concerned with accuracy than
> > memory?
> It is a tradeof: you can choose accuracy if you want, but by using
> float32, you are already kind of hinting that you care about memory and
> speed (otherwise, why not using double, which is the default dtype for
> almost everything in numpy ?)
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