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   Re: [xml-dev] Avoiding roundoff errors in calculations?

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Hi Tim,
> I'm curious; what applications require more precision than IEEE double? -Tim

Good point.  Probably none that I need to be concerned about.

I think that the problem comes when the result of one calculation gets
fed into another computation, which gets fed into another computation,
etc.  Each computation introduces a roundoff error.  Soon there is far
less than IEEE double precision.  /Roger


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