[SciPy-user] help with precision for big numbers

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue May 13 12:16:45 CDT 2008


On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 4:32 AM, Damian Eads <eads@soe.ucsc.edu> wrote:
>  The limit of precision of floating point numbers in native Python is
>  32-bit.

Incorrect. Python floats are 64-bit doubles.

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Robert Kern

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