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Bart Lateur
October 10, 2001 10:01
Re: NaN semantics
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On Wed, 10 Oct 2001 11:52:16 -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:

>>If people want base 10, let them use "e" syntax.
>>1e3 = 1000
>>1k = 1024
>I'll leave that for Larry to decide. I'm just thinking of all the 60G hard 
>drives I see at Best Buy that are really 60e9 bytes, and the 1K ohm 
>resistors that are really 1000 ohms. (Well, give or take a bit for ambient 

You optimist! The precision of such resistors is often no better than 5
or 10%. That is more than 24 ohm.

But anyway... I hope a kg is still 1000 grams, not 1024 grams?

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