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Re: Nitpick with FLOOR etc.
| From: Aubrey Jaffer <agj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 13:35:25 -0400 (EDT)
| | Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 15:30:02 -0500
| | From: Alan Watson <a.watson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| | >Also, is the prefixed `x' for exact; wouldn't `e' be more
| | >Schemely?
| | Wouldn't exact-foo and inexact-foo be more in keeping with other
| | R5RS procedure names? After all, we swallowed
| | call-with-current-continuation.
| Looking for simple "convenience function" precedents in R5RS, the only
| ones which come to mind are NEWLINE and REMAINDER.
Scheme has lots more convenience functions: CAAR, CADR, CDAR, ...
So convenience functions are Schemely.
What should these new functions be called?
exact-round exact-ceiling exact-floor exact-truncate
round->exact ceiling->exact floor->exact truncate->exact