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Ken Dickey wrote:
On Thursday 18 December 2003 03:55 am, Alex Shinn wrote:... I think that an intermediate format should at least ... include support for floating point formatting with ~F (I think ~E and ~G would be advanced).I agree with your motives, but as a scheme implementation is not required to support floating point, I can't see adding such support here.
So what? A Scheme implementation isn't required to support format. Besides, ~F isn't restricted to "floating point". It's obviously useful for "fixed point" as well ... or generally any Scheme implementation that supports non-integer reals, exact or in-exact. I think an "intermediate format" that doesn't support "~8,2F" is missing the boat. -- --Per Bothner per@xxxxxxxxxxx http://per.bothner.com/