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strange message problem

Dec 27 2010 | 1:25 am


I had a strange problem today that I never noticed before, when I typed into a message box: a number such as (99.248) the message box did not like it and turned it into (99.248001), I was inside a patcher at the time.

when i get back to my main machine ,i shall have to try and reproduce the glitch and post the patch. maybe this is common knowledge?

Dec 27 2010 | 2:08 am

Yes, it is common knowledge. Not so much a glitch as a limitation of 32 bit floating point representation.

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