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Re: operation of 'round' function

From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: operation of 'round' function
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2002 14:13:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

address@hidden (Ronan Waide) writes:

> * Emacs is inconsistent across platforms in its operation, which makes
>   the function a bit less useful than it might be. I believe that
>   Emacs should be consistent across platforms, and if the underlying
>   OS is 'broken' then the Emacs implementation should correct for it.
> * The function is underdocumented. If there are two different ways of
>   doing a thing, and they produce different results, then the one
>   chosen in the implementation should be explicitly mentioned. Well,
>   in this case, anyway.

I agree; I think this is a bug, and it should be fixed.


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