Re: bug in gtk+ (II)

La plume légère, à Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 11:21:03AM -0400, heure d'inpiration,
Havoc Pennington écrivait en ces mots:
> This is just how floating point works; you lose precision. Floating
> point can't actually represent the exact number you asked for, it
> picks the closest one.

Yeah, I realize that. Although I can understand that fp numbers
can't be counted on for precision, I don't see why it's not possible
to obtain 1 + 0.001 = 1.001 instead of 1.000999993943 (or sth like this).
If I recall, the way floats are stored is in some kind of scientific
representation, that is 0.001=1E-3, isn't it?

> Havoc


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