[Rd] Numerical error in R (win32) (PR#8909)

teck.lim at imperial.ac.uk teck.lim at imperial.ac.uk
Mon May 29 18:22:20 CEST 2006

    I had observed the following problem in R (also C, Matlab, and Python).
sprintf('%1.2g\n', 3.15)
give 3.1 instead of 3.2 whereas an input of 3.75 gives 3.8.
Java's System.out.printf is ok though.  
> round(3.75,1)
[1] 3.8
> round(3.15,1)
[1] 3.1
Similar outcome with sprintf in R.

However, the right answer should be 3.2

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