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Re: arithmetic issues



Alan Watson <a.watson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> NaNs are atoms -- they have no context or stucture, just a single value. 
> With the understandable exception of the eof object (and as has been 
> noted, this is exception is not universal), Lisps and Schemes 
> tranditionally provide read syntax for atoms. So, tradition suggests 
> that we should have a read syntax for NaNs.

Hogwash.  Procedures are atoms.