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Subject: Re: [boost] floating point FUD
From: Phil Endecott (spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-23 16:40:10

Thomas Klimpel wrote:
> Find attached a small test program that tries to highlight
> some of the "usual" floating point traps.

Is it time to raise the idea of a Boost fixed-point library again?

It's not a solution for all, or even most, floating-point problems, but
there are cases where floats are used only because they are more
convenient (i.e. better supported by the language) than fixed-point.


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