[php-maint] Bug#613982: Acknowledgement (printf generates scientific notation inaccurately)
mr_platelet+jin6vr at fastmail.fm
Sun Feb 20 17:48:36 UTC 2011
This message is probably of no interest to anyone
but myself. Forgive me for sending it, but I want
to correct an error that I made.
I said that a precision of 52 decimal digits "allows
all IEEE double-precision floating-point numbers to
be output with perfect accuracy". This is woefully
wrong; a counter-example is the number pow(2, -1024).
More information about the pkg-php-maint