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Re: inverse of float-time?

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: inverse of float-time?
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:03:33 -0400
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> * Paul Eggert <address@hidden> [2013-09-11 21:16:22 -0700]:
> Sam Steingold wrote:
>> what I want is for float time to be transparently accepted by
>> all functions which accept list time.
> On second thought I'm not sure I want to encourage that.
> Floating-point loses information, due to rounding, and
> this can cause glitches that can make floating-point
> more trouble than it's worth.

So, what is the official use case for float time?
When one would use it instead of time-date?

It would seem that float-time should be either deprecated or granted
equal rights :-)

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