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Re: [scheme-reports-wg1] WG1BallotRead published, John Cowan's comments

On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 16:34 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
Jeffrey Read's ballot is now posted to WG1BallotRead.

He writes:

# NaN-ness should be contagious: if any component of a numeric value
# is NaN, then the whole thing is "not a number". Accordingly complex
# numbers with one part NaN should be either forbidden, or nan? returns #t
# on them but not any predicates that apply to is-a-number numeric values.

This is partly why my opinion is now that nan? and inf? should require real arguments.