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[perl #42260] power-of two differences in minus operation

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Dan Collins via RT
Date:
July 16, 2016 02:56
Subject:
[perl #42260] power-of two differences in minus operation
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-4526-1468637786-13.42260-15-0@perl.org
Is there any more to this ticket than "floats have limited precision"? There's some discussion about printf('%f') under Bignum, but my understanding is that the %f format specifier is supposed to treat the input as a float.

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Respectfully,
Dan Collins

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