[docs] [issue17259] Document round half to even rule for floats

Mark Dickinson report at bugs.python.org
Sat Dec 14 09:39:28 CET 2013

Mark Dickinson added the comment:

> From what I read in the thread it seems to be more like a bug rather than
> something to just be documented, right?

No, both round and formatting are working as expected: it's just a bit unfortunate that they use different rounding modes in 2.x.  It's not something that it would make sense to change in 2.7 at this stage---any such change would likely break a lot of code.


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