[LEAPSECS] Lets get REAL about time.

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Sat Jan 21 11:23:57 EST 2012

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> Michael Deckers writes:


>> Comparing IEEE floating point values holds its surprises

>> because values may be incomparable,


> In which case they are not valid timestamps, and you get

> EINVAL if in a library or whatever you asked for in your

> own code.

Testing for equality of timestamps? For floating point this requires some sort of epsilon test. (Perhaps I missed this in the discussion.)


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