[PD] [OT] "processing" application

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Fri Oct 13 22:35:37 CEST 2006

On Fri, 13 Oct 2006, martin.peach at sympatico.ca wrote:

>> What the hell is a 'float' anyway? Can the definition be summed up in a 
>> concise paragraph in laymen terminology rather that computer/math 
>> academically wrapped lingo?
> How about "a number with a decimal point in it"?
> And an int(= integer) is a number without a decimal point...

Part of the issues that users will encounter will be because of 
decimal-binary conversion, so no, you can't explain it that way.

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