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Re: Floating-point formats and standards

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Aubrey Jaffer wrote:
> I am adding this section to the Rationale:
>   Homogeneous Numeric Arrays
>   SRFI-63 introduces homogeneous arrays .... All implementations must
>   accept all the type denotations, but need not implement all the
>   homogeneous array types. Those homogeneous types which an
>   implementation doesn't support it stores in next best homogeneous
>   array type, defaulting to heterogeneous arrays in the worst case.
>   The rules for casting unsupported types are given in SRFI-63.

Sounds good.
Bradd W. Szonye