Bill Allombert on Mon, 2 Apr 2001 21:24:30 +0200

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Re: [GP/PARI-2.1.0] arithmetic weirdness

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:15:16AM +0200, Philippe Elbaz-Vincent wrote:
> of course all the above is consistent with your explanations and with
> the internal representation. And it's pretty interesting from a teaching
> point of view. But from a "production point of view" it's not, and it's
> PARI-specific in the sense that it's related to the implementation
> choices (and often you need to justify such choices when you want to do
> advocacy for PARI, or when presenting your computations).


Do you know programs that behave better in this regard , without
relying to interval arithmetic ? I would be happy to try them.

Kind regards,