[Haskell-cafe] Why 'round' does not just round numbers ?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Mon Oct 27 09:45:57 EDT 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Lennart Augustsson
<lennart at augustsson.net> wrote:
> I can't remember the method being called anything.
> It was just what we were being taught.  With the obvious explanation
> that .5 is right in the middle so always going one way would introduce
> a bias.  This was circa 1969.

By the time I was in the Swedish school system that seems to have
changed.  I had never heard of this method of rounding before reading
this thread :-)


Magnus Therning                        (OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4)
magnus@therning.org          Jabber: magnus@therning.org
http://therning.org/magnus         identi.ca|twitter: magthe

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list