Double Precision on PC

Richard Harrison harrison at
Sat Mar 30 15:09:02 EST 2002

on 3/30/2002 2:11 PM, Dar Scott at dsc at wrote:

> On W2K, Revolution 1.1.1 B2, double precision seems to be used.
> That is an 8-byte floating point representing about 15 digits.  My
> compiler reference mentions long double (10 bytes representing
> about 19 digits).  I think there is an extended (16 bytes?).
> Dar Scott


I'm looking for the most digits possible.

If worse comes to worse I suppose I can do
some extra parsing, but I'd rather not have


Rick Harrison

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