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Re: [Scheme-reports] Mixed exactness in complex numbers?
On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 08:13:36PM +0100, Peter Bex wrote:
> Hi all,
> The report occasionally mentions "an inexact complex number" or
> "an exact complex number". Does this imply that there's no such
> thing as a complex number of mixed exactness?
I just noticed, the text below the inexact? and exact? predicates
says "For any Scheme number, precisely one of these predicates is true"
Gambit chooses to view a complex number with any inexact component
as inexact. Only if both are exact does it return #t for exact?
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