Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 11:26 AM, Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> The next time somebody proposes that we can get exact results out of
>> floating-point arithmetic, I'm going to run away screaming.

> And you wonder why I avoid floating point variables like the plague...!

Float variables are fine for their intended use-case.  The problem is
with trying to guarantee identical results across all platforms.

                        regards, tom lane

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