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> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Paul Hudson <> wrote:
> > Even more likely to trap the unwary, I'd have thought.
> Yes, such weird implementation details will only postpone the point
> when someone _really_ needs to understand floating-point!  The earlier
> the better; when they taught us FORTRAN IV they hammered the
> do-not-expect-floats-to-be-equal point home.

YES!!!!  Lots of very bright people have been working with floating
points for a very long time. Learn with them before trying to "solve"
those problems.

-- Roberto