Float data type precision

Tim Cutts timc at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Mon Jul 2 04:18:43 EST 2001


In article <200107010353.XAA11519 at ray.nlm.nih.gov>,
Jean Thierry-Mieg  <mieg at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov> wrote:
>for human genome
>
>what is needed is not doubles but int coordinates
>i think ed said the same thing earlier and i agree
>
>i use that myself and have no rounding problem

However, I don't think the original poster was using ACeDB for genomic
data.  Perhaps the models.wrm syntax should be extended to allow the
user to choose float vs. double.

Tim.






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