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From: Brian Hurt <bhurt@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] weird floating poing behavior on windows
On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Zeno Lee wrote:

> This does not happen to me on Solaris from which I do all my ocaml work, but
> I happened to be using the toplevel on windows as a quick and dirty
> calculator when I noticed the different behavior.

Gnu Libc has special hacks in it so that it will want to print out 2.0 
instead of 1.9999999997824 etc.  Which masks the error, it doesn't 
eliminate it.

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