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Re: My suggestions to the R6RS committee about numerics
| From: Bradley Lucier <lucier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 15:23:28 -0500
| Hi, Aubrey:
| We already discussed many of these issues on various threads in
I can't find any subjects with "exact", "IEEE", or "inifinity" in the
3100 postings in my current usenet feed. How about a URL?
| On May 20, 2005, at 2:13 PM, Aubrey Jaffer wrote:
| > | From: Bradley Lucier <lucier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > | Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 22:38:43 +0200
| > |
| > | .., I sent document about proposed changes to numerics to
| > | Marc Feeley last March to forward to the committee. Since then my
| > | thinking has evolved a bit, but I thought I would just include my
| > | comments verbatim here. ...
| > Why are you restricting the specification of inexacts to IEEE-754/854
| > arthmetic?
| I'm not doing as you suggest; perhaps you misinterpret my
You have me at a disadvantage. Where I have written extensively about
intent and motivations in SRFI-70, you have given no hint, even in
response to my direct question. I will not anger you further with my
guesses as to your intentions.