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Re: [r6rs-discuss] [Scheme-reports] Date and time arithmetic library proposal for R7RS large Scheme

On Sat, 2010-11-27 at 18:27 -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> This is Scheme, not C.
> The time functions should return a NUMBER. I'm disgusted (sorry) with
> the retreat from Scheme's excellent numeric system. Implementations
> can return whichever format number suits them best. Let the interface
> declare the accuracy of the returned value as well--as a number.

While I agree with you in principle, I cannot imagine any use for 
complex numbers in the time interface.  I think that the time 
interface can be complete and consistent with REAL numbers. 


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