[Maxima] strange behaviour with simple decimals

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 18:55:59 CDT 2007


On 4/12/07, Henning Siebel <henning.siebel at gmx.de> wrote:

> > "binary floating-point arithmetic should not be used for financial,
> > commercial, and user-centric applications"

I'm generally sympathetic to this point of view, but if Maxima
supported exact decimal arithmetic as well as floating point,
the two should have different notations.

FWIW
Robert


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