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From: Robert Roessler <roessler@r...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] float precision on AMD64
Mike Lin wrote:

> Hi folks,
> 
> ints are appropriately wider on AMD64 ocaml, but floats don't seem to
> be...max_float and epsilon_float are the same on my 64-bit machine as
> on a 32-bit, while max_int is larger. Is this by design?

This is probably because "floats" in standard (32-bit) OCaml are 
already "doubles" (they use IEEE 64-bit floating point representation). :)

Robert Roessler
roessler@rftp.com
http://www.rftp.com