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

Alex Shinn scripsit:

> The standard is silent on whether or not this is allowed for
> make-rectangular, but note in Chibi the value -0.0 is only supported
> as a place holder and in the future will be removed in favor of not
> underflowing.

This will have to include removing +inf.0/-inf.0 in favor of not
overflowing as well, of course.  I admit you'd have to be daft to do
scientific work in Chibi without muscular C libraries attached (in the
style of Python), but perhaps there are others who like the delicate yet
performant compromise of IEEE binary representation, so I hope this will
still be a configure-time option.

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