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Re: [Scheme-reports] 6.2 numbers

Andy Wingo scripsit:

> This is for printing values, not for representing values.  You would
> use it as part of an floating-point printing routine.

Ah, sorry: I misread number->string as string->number.

> Guile will probably implement multi-precision floats within the next
> year or two.  As you probably saw GCC just added a dependency on mpfr,
> so as to get compile-time constant folding done right.  I wouldn't
> count multi-precision floats out yet.

Well, perhaps it's good that we left the exponent markers in, then.

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