On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 7:30 AM, <samaya6501_at_yahoo.com.tw> wrote:
> Full_Name: Tom Wang
> Version: 2.6.2
> OS: Linux, Windows
> Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
> I've found an instance:
> > a <- c(0.187,-0.019,0.074,-0.06,0.221,-0.079,0.12,0.079,-0.281,-0.242)
> > sum(a)
>  -2.428613e-17
> The actual sum is 0 but it reports the wrong answer.
> Maybe it is due to the computer truncation error.<https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel>
This is not a bug, but FAQ 7.31.
[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by
the discipline of
statistics at the
University of Newcastle,
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Fri 08 Aug 2008 - 13:36:15 GMT.
Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.
list of date sections of archive