[PD] weird float/add limitation

Martin Peach chakekatzil at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 19:06:27 CET 2015

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Cyrille Henry <ch at chnry.net> wrote:

> Le 28/01/2015 17:47, Alexandre Torres Porres a écrit :
>>  > it's a limitation of 32 bit float
>> I thought so, but same happens when I use the new Pd Vanilla 64 bits...
> this mean that it's compiled for 64 bit CPU, not that float are store on
> 64 bits
Also last time I checked, Pd saves floats by first printing them to 6 digit
precision, so they have even less range than a 'float' type.
You could use an object made with pdlua to manipulate large floating-point
numbers, as there is no(?) limit to the size of a float in lua.

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