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Re: [gpsd-dev] Print offset in ntpshmmon?

From: Beat Bolli
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Print offset in ntpshmmon?
Date: Fri, 01 May 2015 21:00:08 +0200
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On 01.05.15 20:53, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> Yo Beat!
> On Fri, 01 May 2015 20:46:31 +0200
> Beat Bolli <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 30.04.15 20:08, Gary E. Miller wrote:
>>> How long is a python long?  32 bit longs are not big enough.  64 bit
>>> longs will not be big enough in 2038.  Google '2038  NTP'.
>> Python longs have unlimited (well, technically limited by available
>> RAM) size. No problem to calculate the 1000!.
> Got a canonical reference for that?

> How long is a float?

From the very following section on the page above:

> The allowed range of floating point literals is implementation-
> dependent.

:-( I assume this means that CPython floats use the C compiler's double.

How about using ?

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