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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-30 07:42:37

Hervé Brönnimann wrote:
> floatdistance(lhs, rhs)?

Maybe :-)

> And as someone noted earlier, it should be the number of gaps, or
> rather: the number of times nextafter needs to be applied to lhs in
> order to obtain rhs. Otherwise, the "number of representations
> between lhs and rhs" is 0 in two cases, when rhs==lhs or when rhs ==
> nextafter(lhs).

Yep, that's what it *does*, it's figuring out how to explain it correctly!

Thanks, John.

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