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Date: 2003-11-14 (06:04)
From: Christophe Raffalli <Christophe.Raffalli@u...>
Subject: [Caml-list] float_of_num
  What is the property of float_of_num ? How is it computed ?

Given x : num, I need to find two floats a,b such that a <= x <= b.

Changing the rounding mode and calling float_of_num twice doesnot work 
(this was likely, because I do not know the operation done inside 

If I know that c = float_of_num is the nearest float, then I can go for
a = x-e and b = x+e with e = x*1e-n with n well chosen.

I think there should be three float_of_num in num.mli:

float_of_num (nearest)
float_of_num_above(nearest above)
float_of_num_bellow (nearest bellow)

Christophe Raffalli
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