Iain Tatch iain.tatch+londonpm at
Mon Feb 25 17:19:39 GMT 2008

On 25/02/2008, Dan Rowles <d.rowles at> wrote:

> Hello,
>  I have encountered some weirdness with floating point numbers, and I was
>  hoping for your collective wisdom on what to do next.

This is a sufficiently frequently-asked question to be in the faq:

$ perldoc -q "long decimals"

and for the full gory details

$ perldoc perlnumber

Bringing the list rapidly back on topic, there's a terrific post
appeared on Martin  Belam's blog.  Featuring computers and Buffy,
excellent stuff:


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