Author mark.dickinson
Recipients eric.smith, mark.dickinson, skrah, tim.peters
Date 2010-01-15.15:20:39
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I was considering downgrading this to 'normal'.  Then I found Bug 8, and it's a biggie:

>>> 10.900000000000000012345678912345678912345
10.0

Now I'm thinking it should be upgraded to release blocker instead.

The cause is in the _Py_strtod block that starts: 'if (nd > STRTOD_DIGLIM) {'...  It truncates the input to 18 digits, and then deletes trailing zeros.  But the code that deletes the zeros is buggy, and passes over the digit '9' just before the point.
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