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Re: [Scheme-reports] Padding/placeholders (hashes) in numerical syntax
Peter Bex scripsit:
> I've also added a mode in which it accepts fractional numbers being
> parsed into flonums, like the version of SCM which I have (a horribly
> outdated version 5e3) seems to do. Chicken without the "numbers" egg
> does this as well.
Doing so is legitimated by the last paragraph of 6.2.1:
Rational operations such as + should always produce exact
results when given exact arguments. If the operation is unable
to produce an exact result, then it may either report the
violation of an implementation restriction or it may silently
coerce its result to an inexact value.
I'll retest with the Schemes whose implementers we haven't heard from
in a few days, after changes to the test have settled down.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@x
Would your name perchance be surname Puppet, given name Sock?
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