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From: Eric Dahlman <edahlman@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Rounding mode
Christophe Raffalli wrote:

>
> I saw a previous discussion about rounding mode for OCaml (in 2000).
>
> As anyone implemented the functions to change the rounding mode for 
> floating point from OCaml (possibly as a patch to add primitives and 
> save a C function call) ?
>
> This is necessary to implement interval arithmetic ...

Somewhat off topic but why is this necessary from a numerical math type 
of perspective.  I am honestly curious as I don't see how this would 
interact with the calculation in a meaningful way.

-Eric

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