Why decimal?

P T Withington ptw at pobox.com
Wed Jun 24 08:16:58 PDT 2009

On 2009-06-24, at 11:08EDT, Brendan Eich wrote:

> Most users do not know and do not care about information theory  
> optimality, they just want sums and differences to "work".

Don't most users really want rational numbers, plus a way to present  
them to a certain level of precision?

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