Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Google uses 1000000 as multiplier in their APIs.

Edit: And they forbid equality comparisons for rationals. For some reason even >= is not allowed.






I didn't know that, but it doesn't surprise me (I suspected I wasn't the first person to come to the realization that there's no reason not to choose a giant number :) ).



Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: