jjb at watson.ibm.com (John Barton) writes:
> Just so I don't miss out in the incredible net traffic on this one...
>I wonder what percentage of the world's numerical software is
>more accurate than this erroneous chip? One part in 10**6?
I would guess all but the most simple forms of Basic are better than one
part in 10^6. If you are willing to wait, dc on UNIX and Mathematica can
perform nearly unlimited precision calculations.
Cheers - Carl