[R] exactly representable numbers

Marc Halbrügge marc.halbruegge at gmx.de
Mon Sep 11 17:31:22 CEST 2006

> thanks for this.  Wouldn't it be a good idea to have some function
> that returns "the smallest exactly representable number strictly  
> greater than x"?
> Or does this exist already?
I didn't read the whole thread, but yes, this exists. It's in the
standard c library, header "math.h" and called "nextafter"

Shouldn't be too hard to get it into R


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