[rescue] Spreadsheets

David A de Gruyl david at bhaermandegruyl.org
Sun Jun 22 16:59:12 CDT 2003

* on [03-06-22 16:53] Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>I don't know... when I worked for a bank, we found so many math bugs in
>Excell that it was very difficult to trust it.

>Much of it was improper assumptions it made about data, and the 65K row

We (my coworkers and I) often run into the much more limiting 256 column 
limitation.  Especially when doing work which requires squares.

But it is hard to change _back_ to speciallized programs after people 
have moved to excel.


David de Gruyl <david at bhaermandegruyl.org>
Princeton(ish), NJ

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