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Re: I don't believe in "(may GC)"



Richard Kelsey <kelsey@xxxxxxx> writes:

>    If I'm using some exotic number representation (constructive reals,
>    perhaps), then EXTRACT_DOUBLE may very well involve some pretty hairy,
>    hence possibly GC-causing, computation.
> 
> This doesn't worry me too much; there aren't a lot of such
> implementations around.

Huh?  This is a very poor reason.