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Re: operation of 'round' function. Why does it matter?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: operation of 'round' function. Why does it matter?
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 10:42:42 +0200 (IST)

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: 11 Feb 2002 22:38:57 +0100
> 
> > I've only very rarely used floating point numbers, but I think the
> > best thing to write into the documentation string for round would be
> > along the lines "... if the fractional part of a number is exactly
> > 0.5, whether it will be rounded up or down is implementation
> > dependent."
> 
> Finally something with which I find myself able to agree.

A change to this effect was introduced into the development sources a
couple of days ago.



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