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From S├ębastien Brisard <sebastien.bris...@m4x.org>
Subject Re: [Math] MATH-843
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2012 03:37:04 GMT
Hi Gilles,
>
> Please have a look at MATH-843:
>   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MATH-843
>
> As indicated there, I think that the current documentation is clear enough.
> I don't know how to test the assertion of the reporter.
> In the absence of further comment, I'll resolve the issue as is.
>
I agree with you 2^-53 is clear enough if you know a little bit what
double precision is. If you don't, you probably won't understand any
of the points which are discussed in MATH-843. But Dominik is right,
so we could probably add this link to wikipedia [1]. I can do it if
you want.
Best regards,

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machine_epsilon


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