[SciPy-user] help with precision for big numbers

Damian Eads eads@soe.ucsc....
Tue May 13 14:04:37 CDT 2008


Robert Kern wrote:
> 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.

I stand corrected. It has been incorrect in my mind for quite some time 
then.

Damian


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