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Re: [Scheme-reports] Strong win later reversed: Real numbers have imaginary part #e0
On 12/15/2012 12:17 PM, John Cowan wrote:
> I have detailed the situation with multiple representation of
> inexact numbers for the usual 45 Schemes plus 10 Common Lisps at
> <http://trac.sacrideo.us/wg/wiki/FloatPrecision>. The short version is
> that most Schemes have IEEE double as the only representation. Racket and
> NexJ have both IEEE single and IEEE double, as do most Common Lisps.
> LispWorks has three distinct representations, CLISP has four.
Kawa has 4:
However, both gnu.math.DFloNum and java.lang.Double wrap an underlying
64-bit float. DFloNum is part of the Kawa numeric tower directly.
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