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Re: [Scheme-reports] Padding/placeholders (hashes) in numerical syntax

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 01:22:34AM +0900, Alex Shinn wrote:
> I'd like to hear from someone who knows the history
> better, but I believe it's intended more as write syntax
> than read - when someone asks for more digits of
> precision than are available, the remainder use "#".

How does that work?  AFAIK there's no way to specify how many
digits of precision you want, using standard procedures at

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