On Tuesday 20 March 2001 01:40, Hal E. Fulton wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jim Freeze <jim / freeze.org>
> To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
> Cc: <ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp>
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 8:29 PM
> Subject: [ruby-talk:12907] Re: differences between range and array
>
> > Hmmm..., yes, that makes it clearer.
> > I guess what bothers me now is that 2.4/0.2 is not printed by p as
> > 11.99999999. (12.0).to_i should never equal 11.
>
> It's called "fuzzy math"... you just have to understand the
> underlying Al-Gore-ithm.
>
> I'm sure they can explain it at the Ruby conference... in Florida...
>
> Cheers,
> Hal

This was rich _and_ clever! :-)
You made my morning, Hal.

Now, anyone know the Ruby way to clean the coffee drops I spit out off my 
monitor? :-)

Regards,

Kent Starr
elderburn / mindspring.com