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From: Kevlin Henney (kevlin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-03 01:55:25

> From: Matt Austern <austern_at_[hidden]>
>I'm more familiar with the very small units than with the very large,
>but in my experience it's quite common to convert between (say) electron
>volts and joules, and between meters and bohr radii.

This is true, but the number of significant figures remains the same.
So, although the magnitudes vary, the floating point floats


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