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Re: [Scheme-reports] Three really picky points

Vincent Manis scripsit:

> Sec 6.2.2 states `Rational operations such as + should always produce 
> exact results when given exact arguments. If the operation is unable 
> to produce an exact result, then it may either report the violation 
> of an implementation restriction or it may silently coerce its result 
> to an inexact value. See section 6.2.3.'

I've thought about your objection, but I don't like your "attempt to"
wording, which suggests to me that an attempt must be made and fail,
rather than allowing a test to be made in advance.  I'm inclined
not to make a change, then.

John Cowan   <cowan@x>   http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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thick 'sed' and 'awk' heavy duty data bashing script.  One of the geologists
came by, looked over my shoulder and said 'Oh, that happens to me too.
Try hanging up and phoning in again.'  --Beverly Erlebacher

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