From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-22 21:27:12
At Thursday 2002/08/22 10:54, you wrote:
>Victor A. Wagner wrote:
> > I'm one of those weirdos that thinks that "correct" is
> > a lot more important than "fast".
>Perhaps in your application domain. Folk who write,
>e.g., encryption routines would disagree. They need
>arithmetic to be fast and repeatable (gets the same
>answer every time). Whether it gets the "correct"
>answer is totally irrelevant.
If you're asserting that the silly math we have in C is because of
I just don't believe it.
ps. I was "doing encryption" in 1962...how long you been doing it?
Victor A. Wagner Jr. http://rudbek.com
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