For a summary of the differences and technicalities, I suggest looking over the Temperament section of the site; It's very interesting.
We, as violinists, first learn to tune in 5ths listening for that "pure" ringing sound, which is well temperament. The mathematically correct way of tuning, however, is a little bit different. For a 5th, the difference is exactly .0017 in frequency.
When I tune, I find myself tuning in equal temerament (like a tuner) and going slightly above the ringing sound for the D and G and slightly below for E. I think that most recordings are like this as well. Theoretically, equal temperament tuning leads to interval positions to be EXACTLY the same across all four strings as well as being perfectly in tune will an accompaniment.
So, I leave this one to the online violin community.
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