[Cryptography] GHCQ Penetration of Belgacom
dave at horsfall.org
Tue Dec 23 16:05:54 EST 2014
On Tue, 23 Dec 2014, Guido Witmond wrote:
> I remember a story that early time computers were so unreliable that
> programmers did a multiplication directly after a division to verify the
I still remain astonished, that, since Babbage/Lovelace/Turing/etc, that
many alleged programmers still do not know that 0.0 != 0.
Never compare floating-point numbers for equality; I think Henry Spencer
said that (I've actually shook hands with him, and a better bloke you
would never meet).
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Bliss is a MacBook with a FreeBSD server."
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