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Re: Scheme flonum literals

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 | Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 08:58:01 -0800 (PST)
 | From: bear <bear@xxxxxxxxx>
 | On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, Bradd W. Szonye wrote:
 | >Just FYI, a little more background on Scheme's exponent markers:
 | <clip>
 | Okay, this does make sense; A 32bit float minus three bits for
 | typetags though, is painfully coarse, but good enough for some
 | types of applications.

Of course, in a uniform array there is no need for type tag bits.