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Yeah, But the PR Fallout ...
Authored by: Polemarchus on Oct 09, '02 01:07:20PM

Back in the early 90's, Microsoft had a similar glitch with the calculator provided with Win 3.0 through Win 3.11. In these versions subtracting an integer such as "3" from a decimal like "3.1" would result in an answer of "0"

Personally, I don't have Jaguar yet and so I can't try this out, but what happens when the resultant ".07000000001" is multiplied by 100000000? Does the error remain? Or is it like a previous poster commented only a display glitch?

Even if the problem is more than a display glitch, Microsoft wouldn't be wise to attack Apple on this, since their bug was even more significant valuewise.



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Yeah, But the PR Fallout ...
Authored by: weber on Oct 09, '02 06:58:09PM

no, it doesn't carry through the extra digit; apparently it is just a display-only bug.



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