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Sreejith kayappuram
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Joined: Jun 24, 2008
Posts: 35
i want to parse a long float value.

result = > 999999999999999

But if value is


result = > 10000000000000000

is there any other way i can parse this long value ?

Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 9101

You should be aware that floating-point numbers on computers are approximations, not exact values. This JDC Article has examples to illustrate the problem and a solution in Java.

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