[squeak-dev] Float differences

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at beta9.be
Wed Apr 25 20:38:40 UTC 2012


On 25 Apr 2012, at 22:28, Bert Freudenberg wrote:

> If you use storeString instead of asString it will be the same. E.g.
> 	(10 raisedTo: -100) asFloat storeString 
> 	==> '1.0e-100'

Strange, Float>>#printOn:base: uses #absPrintOn:base: in Squeak, while it uses #absPrintExactlyOn:base: in Pharo.

Did Squeak make that choice for speed reasons then ?


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