[Numpy-discussion] arange and floating point arguments

Anton Sherwood bronto@pobox....
Sun Sep 16 02:50:20 CDT 2007

Christopher Barker wrote:
> Very good point. Binary arithmetic is NOT less accurate that decimal 
> arithmetic, it just has different values that it can't represent 
> exactly. . . .

Quibble: any number that can be represented exactly in binary can also 
be represented in decimal, but not vice versa, so binary can indeed be 
less accurate for some numbers.

Anton Sherwood, http://www.ogre.nu/
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