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From "Gilles (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (NUMBERS-43) Remove "round(float)" methods?
Date Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:31:00 GMT

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Gilles commented on NUMBERS-43:
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bq. we might want to round of numbers at certain lengths

Methods that round a {{double}} value will still be available:
{code:java}
public static double round(double x, int scale, int roundingMethod) { /* ... */ }
{code}

Which kind of applications would require the {{float}} version rather than the {{double}}
one?


> Remove "round(float)" methods?
> ------------------------------
>
>                 Key: NUMBERS-43
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NUMBERS-43
>             Project: Commons Numbers
>          Issue Type: Wish
>            Reporter: Gilles
>              Labels: api, float
>             Fix For: 1.0
>
>
> In class {{Precision}}, there are methods for rounding {{float}} values, e.g.
> {code:java}
> public static float round(float x, int scale, int roundingMethod) { /* ... */ }
> {code}
> Is there any use for supporting specific handling of floats (in these times where memory
is not a scarce resources anymore)?



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