1996-05-23 - Re: The Crisis with Remailers

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@piermont.com>
To: Matts Kallioniemi <matts@pi.se>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-05-23 00:48:28 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 23 May 1996 08:48:28 +0800

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 1996 08:48:28 +0800
To: Matts Kallioniemi <matts@pi.se>
Subject: Re: The Crisis with Remailers
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Matts Kallioniemi writes:
> What do you think will happen if you have a one italian lira coin and
> you try to deposit it with Mark Twain's USD account? With integer
> math it won't be pretty.

Fixed point math is not ugly. It is the only way to go if you are
representing currency and thus cannot afford loss of precisions -- and
isn't particularly onerous to use.