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Re: [Scheme-reports] [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Omit warning about exact fractions when asked for an inexact value

Peter Bex scripsit:

> One question though: what is (string->number "#i1/0") supposed to return?
> I think +inf.0 is sane, but you could probably also make a case for #f.

I think +inf.0 is correct, though many Schemes do return #f.  

> Suggestion:  Improve the wording in string->number's description 

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Ticket #363 filed.  Note that string->number can still throw an exception
such as "out of memory".

John Cowan              http://www.ccil.org/~cowan      cowan@x
Would your name perchance be surname Puppet, given name Sock?
                --Rick Moen

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