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Mike Sperber wrote: > Now, the Issues section in the SRFI is pretty long. We were hoping to > get some feedback on where people stand on these issues... - Should a minimum precision be required for fixnums or flonums? I would prefer not (principle of sufficient reason - von Leibniz ;-) - Generic arithmetic: I prefer possibility 4 (R5RS-style Generic Arithmetic). - The x|53 mantissa default seems arbitrary and I'd rather see it unspecified (principle of sufficient reason). - Should R6RS allow other inexact reals beside the flonums? I don't know, but a related question: Does the spec in principle disallow extensions for exact reals that are not exact rationals, in the sense of Edalat, Potts, etc.? (See e.g. http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~ae/exact-computation/ ). Cheers Andre