2014-07-14 1:57 GMT+09:00 Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>:
> If you do not want floating point (and I think we tend to avoid it
> when we do not need it), you can realize that in your use of "0.1"
> and "0.01" and "0.001" there is nothing fundamentally floating-point;
> you can measure how many digits below the two-byte string zero-dot
> you would want upfront (by counting num_langs), and show an integer
> counter zero-padded to the left to that width.
> That would avoid having to even worry about a possible funny case
> where subtracting 0.01 ten times from 0.1 may not yield zero (or the
> result of subtracting nine times may not reach 0.01) due to rounding
> errors accumulating, which was the first thing that came to my mind
> when I saw your loop.
You're right; We don't need floating point numbers. I'll try to fix it.
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