Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Thu Apr 24 13:54:09 CEST 2008

On 2008-04-24 13:31:41 +0200, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> "Chris Saunders" <evas at> writes:
>   Just something I think is incorrect in the online documentation:
>   URL:
>   The line "tdiv rounds q towards zero, and r will have the same sign as n.
>   The t stands for "truncate"."
> I think the original text is correct.

BTW, "towards" is correct, but the ISO C and the IEEE-754 standards
use "toward". So, it may be better to use "toward" everywhere in
the GMP documentation, for consistency with other documents (this
is useful e.g. for searching "toward zero").

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