`Hamilton Feltman wrote:`

`> the question:`

> is x*y == x*y?

`Yes, it is consistent and not random. All it is, is
that the PS2 FPUs`

`don't correctly compute the least significant bit
of the mantissa`

`for certain values and a certain ordering of the arguments.`

`It would have been nice if it had been fully IEEE-754,
but it isn't.`

`It's not a very big deal.`

Christer Ericson

Sony Computer Entertainment, Santa Monica