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Re: operation of 'round' function

From: Ronan Waide
Subject: Re: operation of 'round' function
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 17:32:50 +0000

On February 7, address@hidden said:
> 0.5 is exactly halfway between 0 and 1, so the additional rule is that in
> case of a tie the even number is used.


That makes no sense whatsover.

If you ask any person who's done basic fractional math, or indeed any
language other than elisp that supports the concept of rounding
fractional numbers, you will find that 0.5 is /always/ rounded up.

Ronan Waide / Java Developer / euroConex Technologies Ltd.

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