[Haskell-cafe] smallest double eps
Tamas K Papp
tpapp at Princeton.EDU
Sat Sep 30 08:28:59 EDT 2006
On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 04:19:50AM -0400, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Hang on, hang on, now I'm getting confused.
> First you asked for the smallest (positive) x such that
> 1+x /= x
> which is around x=4.5e15.
> Then Joachim wondered if you wanted
> 1+x /= 1
> which is around x=2.2e-16.
Oops, sorry, there was a typo in my original post. I was looking for
Thanks for the help,
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