On 6/21/07, Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: Ruby doesn't know how to multiply"
>     on Fri, 22 Jun 2007 05:57:48 +0900, Lloyd Linklater <lloyd / 2live4.com> writes:
>
> |I tried this in Delphi, smalltalk and oracle SQL and got the correct
> |result.
>
> Interesting.  There are a few ways to get the "correct" result.
>
>   * fixed point number
>   * base 10 floating numbers
>   * comparison with epsilon
>
> Does anyone know how these languages get the correct result?

matz,

I don't know which Smalltalk he used, but I just tried it in Squeak
and it evalutes to false, just like in Ruby.
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