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There seems to be a "rounding error" on the reputation count. I have just been awarded 100 points for associating my stack overflow account, yet total points reads 101. Same happens on stack overflow. Not a big thing, but we should look like decent programmers to banks too.

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[status-bydesign] anyone? –  Super Long Names are Hilarious Nov 29 '09 at 2:23
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A rounding error in integer math? That's a new one. –  Ether Nov 29 '09 at 3:49

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You start with 1 reputation point... can you add 100 and 1?

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Is it 1001? –  random Nov 29 '09 at 1:27
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Yes, if they're strings of course –  jmfsg Nov 29 '09 at 1:28
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4+1 is 5 or 101 right? :) –  cletus Nov 29 '09 at 1:38
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@cletus: you're assuming binary. most of us use trinary, therefore 100+1 = 101 = decimal 10. –  quack quixote Nov 29 '09 at 2:56

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