Decimal V Binary??

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Wed Sep 22 22:47:20 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 19:08, William Donzelli wrote:
> > There are SOME people (I am NOT one) who actually feel that
> > DECIMAL is the right way to go in computers!
> If the computers are doing my bank statements, then yes, I am one of them.

I don't see this page as a need to 'return to decimal hardware' so much
as people really need to consider accuracy and precision et al in
arithemetic systems.

These are turing-derived machines, after all, and can do decimal
arithmetic when we want them to.
Received on Wed Sep 22 2004 - 22:47:20 BST

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