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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 20080429 06:15:45
Folks I'm looking for some good names for some functions I'm on the brink of
adding to Boost.Math (all in namespace boost::math::):
T nextafter(T val, T dir)
Returns the next representable floating point value to "val" in the
direction of "dir". This name is basically fixed, since it's the one that
C99 uses.
T next_greater(T val)
Returns the next representable value greater than "val".
T next_less(T val)
Returns the next representable value less than "val".
T edit_distance(T a, T b)
Returns the number of floating point representations between values a and b.
So the questions are: can you think of any better names, or are these OK?
And should edit_distance return a signed or absolute value?
Thanks in advance, John.
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