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| 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. | | Yes. | | 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