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From: Lucas Galfaso (lgalfaso_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-14 19:22:40

"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Daryle Walker" <darylew_at_[hidden]> wrote
>> OK. When you say "arbitrary precision," you mean that a precision limit
>> must be set (at run-time) before an operation. Most people use
>> "arbitrary
>> precision" to mean unlimited precision, not your "run-time cut-off"
>> precision.
> Are there really libraries that have unlimited precision?
> What happens when the result of a computation is irrational?

Just to put some light into this discussion, there are unlimited precision
libraries. e.g.
If you ask yourself how to represent an irrational number, first you have to
read about computable number. Whenever you see that, the solution should be
right there.


> regards
> Andy Little
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