[Maxima] round and truncate in Maxima
Mon Oct 2 15:04:45 CDT 2006
>>>>> "Volker" == van Nek <van.nek at arcor.de> writes:
Volker> in the manual I found documented the Lisp functions ?round
Volker> and ?truncate (Floating.texi). Does this make sense?
Volker> These functions can't work with Bigfloats.
The documentation also says it doesn't work with bigfloats.
Volker> We have the Maxima functions floor, fix (entier) and ceiling.
Volker> Wouldn't it be better to define round and truncate with the help of floor and ceiling?
I agree. I don't think we should really advertise these Lisp
functions at all. I think Lisp's truncate is the same as fix
(entier), right? So only round is missing.
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