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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  
 | comp.lang.scheme.

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  
 | recommendation.

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.