[erlang-questions] In Erlang , {1.1*1.1.} show me the answer is 1.2100000000000002, why?

Raimo Niskanen raimo+erlang-questions@REDACTED
Tue Oct 28 12:21:20 CET 2014

On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:23:44AM +1300, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> Decimal floats were not abandoned simply for speed; they had
> some numerical problems binary floats are free of.  The new
> standard partly mitigates those, but only partly.

That's interesting.
If you want to elaborate I would very much like to know...


/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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