On Jul 19, 2007, at 10:15 AM, Stefan R. wrote:
For more accurate math, use really large integers and simply keep
track of where you want your decimal.
You wouldn’t dare write an accounting application using floats, would
If you absolutely must use floats for something, and you need greater
accuracy, you should use something like C and its extra long float
types, coupled with at least a 64 bit system, ideally go get an old
PowerMac G5, its math coprocessor is 128 bits. It’ll give you as good
as you can get without buying a much more expensive machine or
cobbling together a cluster of computers.