[PD] long int precision lost
lex_ein at f-m.fm
Mon Dec 6 19:21:53 CET 2004
Donald Knuth would not commit murder.
He might mention Mr. Boon as "deprecated" in his next book,
or worse, not mention him at all.
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004 08:51:35 -0600, "chris clepper"
<cgc at humboldtblvd.com> said:
> On Dec 6, 2004, at 2:34 AM, Marc Boon wrote:
> > to deal with this bad practice, you could define both:
> > #define t_float double
> > #define float double
> That second one probably won't work with any compiler. Redefining
> basic data types should not be allowed - they are reserved for a
> reason. If nothing else, #define float double is a million times worse
> bad practice compared to what you are trying to fix. Donald Knuth
> would murder you on the spot for doing that. ;)
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