[Ecls-list] Rounding bug in float

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 22:27:20 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll
<juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> wrote:

> One solution to this would be to use GMP's mpfr class and the extended
> functions mpfr_set_q and mpfr_get_d, which allow for arbitrary
> precision, but that is an overkill, isn't it?

I guess so, but at this point I am still trying to figure out
what (if anything) is mandated by the CL standard.
Maybe ECL's behavior is conformant, maybe not, or maybe
specification is ambiguous.


Robert Dodier

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