Ilya Zakharevich on Mon, 14 Oct 2002 12:45:26 -0700

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Re: bug in addrr

On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 06:29:18PM +0200, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> So dbltor(x) would have length 2, DEFAULTPREC, or DEFAULTPREC+1, depending on
> the operand.

> [ possibly doing computations with one _more_ word of precision than was
> intended is not a serious problem. One word _less_ would be more annoying. ]

Did not this thread started with dangers of doing calculations with
more precision than expected?  ;-)