Re: small numerical differences in floating point result between wintel and Sun/SPARC

From: Merrill & Michele (beckjensen_at_comcast.net)
Date: 12/20/04


Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 10:14:34 -0600


"JS" <someone@somewhere.com> wrote in message
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> Sorry, I hasn't been able to create a small program that demonstrates
> the problem.
>
> >
> >Can you create a small program that demonstrates the problem? Perhaps a
> >little summation loop or something. With a particular example it would be
> >possible to pin down the source of any inconsistency.

Does the Standard have anything to say about machine epsilon? MPJ