[Openmcl-devel] Not really about floats.

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Wed Mar 29 00:44:36 UTC 2006


This message isn't about Unicode either, but may be of some interest.

? 0.0
0.0

So far, so good.

? 1.0
1.9999996

Hmm ? Not so good ...

? 2.0
3.9999993

Something's pretty seriously wrong here ...

? (machine-version)
"AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+"
? (lisp-implementation-version)
"Version 1.1-pre-060325 (Alpha: LinuxX8664)"

Ah.  Maybe that's the problem.

[Even "alpha" might be a bit premature; this is still a ways from 
usability in any sense of the word ...]



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