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revised Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
.5 is always (.1)₂
Sep
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comment Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
@svick Good point, .5 is always (.1)₂.
Sep
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comment Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
I select this as the new best answer because, well, it is.
Sep
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accepted Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
Sep
16
comment Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
@Brilliand That sounds like an interesting idea. Problem I can see in practice would be that randomness is not cheap. But the mathematical implications could be interesting.
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Sep
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revised Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
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Sep
14
comment Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
Nope, but let’s.
Sep
14
asked Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
Sep
14
comment Why do some functional programming languages use a space for function application?
@Doval Actually it should be “schönfinkeling” and “schönfinkeled”. But oh well, history always defines the winner retrospectively.
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Jan
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comment Does boostrapping limit the achievable speed of the new compiler?
The question was more on a computational theory level. But bullet point 1) would be a good fit to be considered in delnan’s answer.
Jan
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comment Does boostrapping limit the achievable speed of the new compiler?
That kind of missed my questions. I changed the OP a bit to make them obvious. Sorry for the misunderstanding.
Jan
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comment Does boostrapping limit the achievable speed of the new compiler?
That was enlightning. I fixed my OP up a bit to outline the questions, but based on this answer I’d assume Q1:no, Q2:Yes.