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Re: [Scheme-reports] Strong win later reversed: Real numbers have imaginary part #e0

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 7:19 AM, John Cowan <cowan@x> wrote:
Mark H Weaver scripsit:

> My point is that your ComplexRepresentation page states that Guile and
> Racket do not support complex numbers of mixed exactness, but that's not
> quite true.  There is one important special case of mixed exactness that
> *is* supported in Guile, Racket, Ikarus, and perhaps others.

In that case, *every* Scheme that supports inexact reals at all, a priori
supports complex numbers of mixed exactness such that the imag-part is 0.

I love this reasoning.  So every Scheme supports mixed exactness
quaternions.  What a progressive language.


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