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Re: floating point and other comments

On Mon, 22 Dec 2003, Alex Shinn wrote:

>At Sat, 20 Dec 2003 11:00:03 -0800 (PST), bear wrote:
>> On Sat, 20 Dec 2003, Alex Shinn wrote:
>> >are some issues I want to work out first.  And if we ever want to get
>> >"complete CL format" we'll need a circular-write SRFI and a
>> >pretty-print SRFI.
>> We've already got a circular-write SRFI (srfi-38).
>I *really* need to pay more attention to the SRFI process... I just
>spent yesterday writing a circular-write SRFI and reference
>implementation... and I now realize I disagree with the API provided by
>SRFI-38 :(

<making sure SRFI-38 discussion list is included so this will go in
the post-finalization archives>

Since authoring SRFI-38 I have also thought of things it doesn't
adequately cover.  But the ones I've thought of are often subtle,
like the behavior of non-tree-structured data under eval.

What specifically would you like to do differently?