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From Luc Maisonobe <>
Subject Re: [Math] Use of Precision class for inequalities
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:04:06 GMT
Le 30/10/2013 11:45, BIGNON Emmanuel a écrit :
> Hello,

Hi Emmanuel,

> Commons Math has a class "Precision" that defines equalities and inequalities using epsilon
> I noticed that Commons Math uses the Precison.equals method when necessary (for equalities),
but never the Precision.compareTo method (for inequalities).
> Is there a specific reason for that asymmetrical behaviour?

No, there are no specific reasons. The use of the Precision class
spreads slowly as we work on various code aspects, but we did not try to
enforce the change everywhere in one big move.

best regards,

> Emmanuel

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