[Haskell-cafe] Why is toRational a method of Real?

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 05:50:32 EDT 2010

Henning Thielemann <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> writes:

> On Wed, 4 Aug 2010, John Meacham wrote:
>> and the rounding functions discard information too by trying to
>> convert a floating point value to an integral one...
> What else shall a rounding function return if not integers?

Some people may wish to a certain number of decimal places instead.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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