Please Slashdot add a new down-mode called "coward" which can be used to say good post, I would have up-moded you if you didn't post as coward.
I just discovered that I replied to a coward last night. I hope I learned my lesson and never post to Slashdot when I am tired.
I got my first double troll mod, I must be doing something right.
Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.