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0007152: Mother of squeak roundoff and truncation errors.
This is a parent issue for bugs caused by rounding and truncation errors.

It is similar to 0006511 (mother of morphic graphical off by one errors) but for more general problems.
Squeak allows numbers to be polymorphic.

This can lead to numeric inaccuracies.

The case that prompted this reports creation (0007142) shows what can
happen when floats and large integers mix.

I am sure their must be others.

parent of 0007142new  LargerInteger>>atRandom produces insufficient random bits 
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