willisb at unk.edu
Wed Oct 8 11:42:59 CDT 2008
I'm pretty sure that all of them were doubles; in GCL:
Notice ...793 vs ...7931. Regardless of the value of fpprintprec the
last digit isn't printed in GCL, I think.
maxima-bounces at math.utexas.edu wrote on 10/08/2008 10:00:16 AM:
> [image removed]
> Re: [Maxima] fpprintprec
> Raymond Toy
> Barton Willis
> 10/08/2008 10:05 AM
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> maxima-bounces at math.utexas.edu
> fateman, MAXIMA LIST, Stavros Macrakis
> Barton Willis wrote:
> > By the way, sometime ago I changed the equality testing in the Maxima
> > test suite. I found a bunch of tests
> > that failed with the new equality test because the last digit of a
> > was missing in the expected answer.
> > (The old equality test was too forgiving.)
> > So, it would be great if we had better printing of floats.
> Floats or bfloats? I'm not planning on doing anything about floats. If
> they're wrong, we need to complain about the underlying lisp.
> I'm willing to fix it for bfloats, though.
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