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*To*: John Cowan <cowan@x>*Subject*: Re: [Scheme-reports] Strong win later reversed: Real numbers have imaginary part #e0*From*: Alex Shinn <alexshinn@x>*Date*: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:06:58 +0900*Cc*: scheme-reports <scheme-reports@x>*In-reply-to*: <20121219221955.GH4477@mercury.ccil.org>*References*: <20121214223854.GX29857@mercury.ccil.org> <CAGUt3y55KEVFn=6_i9yRXR8w_e8Nk2tN7QGCF8rEhYTs2Xgrjw@mail.gmail.com> <878v8z5iq8.fsf@tines.lan> <874njn5b65.fsf@tines.lan> <20121215204015.GG13463@mercury.ccil.org> <87obhv3ts0.fsf@tines.lan> <20121215231548.GC10312@mercury.ccil.org> <87bodu4r0r.fsf@tines.lan> <20121216041031.GE10312@mercury.ccil.org> <87pq25yh5s.fsf@tines.lan> <20121219221955.GH4477@mercury.ccil.org>

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

Mark H Weaver scripsit:

In that case, *every* Scheme that supports inexact reals at all, a priori

> 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.

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.

--

Alex

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