On Dec 16, 2010, at 02:34 , Phillip Gawlowski wrote:

> Why? Unless you need more accuracy than the IEEE float provides, you
> should be fine in Ruby, unless performance is a major issue, where you
> can drop down to C code, if need be (for example with Ruby Inline[0]).


> [0] http://www.zenspider.com/ZSS/Products/RubyInline/

And thanks to Rocket Scientists=99, it does Fortran too!