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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients georg.brandl, lemburg, mark.dickinson, nnorwitz, tim.peters
Date 2009-03-29.15:07:00
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I've replaced the fabs(x) / 1e25 >= 1e25 test with fabs(x) >= 1e50 in 
r70678.  On IEEE 754 systems, assuming round-to-nearest, these two tests 
have identical meaning.

I've also fixed the docs, replacing 1e25 by 1e50.

Is there a good reason for

'%.100f'% 1e49

to raise OverflowError (rather than providing the requested 100 places 
after the decimal point), other than implementation convenience?
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