[Numpy-discussion] np.longlong casts to int

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Thu Feb 23 12:42:38 CST 2012


Hi,

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Pierre Haessig
<pierre.haessig@crans.org> wrote:
> Le 23/02/2012 17:28, Charles R Harris a écrit :
>> That's correct. They are both extended precision (80 bits), but
>> aligned on 32bit/64bit boundaries respectively. Sun provides a true
>> quad precision, also called float128, while on PPC long double is an
>> odd combination of two doubles.
> This is insane ! ;-)

I don't know if it's insane, but it is certainly very confusing, as
this thread the previous one show.

The question is, what would be less confusing?

Best,

Matthew


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