[Rd] bug in default print method / floating point problem?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 6 08:45:30 CET 2013
On 05/12/2013 21:50, Pablo Barberá wrote:
> In R 3.0.2, I found this weird behavior:
>  100
> There's one space missing between the bracket and the 100 in the first
> case. I don't know if this is a known bug or not. It might have
> something to do with precision of floating point numbers:
>  99.99999999999998578915
> Maybe R doesn't add the extra space when it rounds the number for
> display? This is probably an irrelevant issue, but I thought I would
> report it just in case.
> Pablo Barbera
Sees to be the same as the recent bug report PR#15583, which is under
R always used to round before computing the width, but someone
'optimized' it recently: 3.0.1 did not do this.
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