[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
the latter.

Thanks for the help,


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