From: Gabriel Dos Reis (Gabriel.Dos-Reis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-21 09:31:31
John Max Skaller <skaller_at_[hidden]> writes:
| Beman Dawes wrote:
| > Daniel Frey wrote:
| > >In finance there is another, sometimes important way of rounding: On a
| > >tie, round so that the last digit is even. To illustrate that:
| > Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > > I think the ability of choosing rounding mode should not be
| > > overlooked. It is an essential part of LIA-1 and later standards.
| > I'm convinced.
| > So a question is do you support that by having a whole bunch of different
| > functions, or by the class template taking some kind of a parameter
| > (perhaps a traits or policy class) performing the rounding desired?
| Rounding is a property of the operation,
| NOT the operands.
Untrue. Rounding is primarily a property of the *operands*, and to
some extent a property of the operation.
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