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Re: [Scheme-reports] Numerical example (real? -2.5+0.0i)
Aubrey Jaffer scripsit:
> The SCM implementation does not and will not support mixed exactness
That's reasonable: in fact, SCM doesn't support exact/exact complex
numbers either, which is perfectly fine. It just means that no general
complex number can be real.
The rationale here is that a number with imaginary part 0.0 isn't
necessarily on the real line, since 0.0 just means a number x such that
0 < x < the smallest representable inexact number.
John Cowan cowan@x http://ccil.org/~cowan
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