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Alan Watson <a.watson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > I aplaud this goal. However, rather than create this horrid mess of > type-specific operators, I would much prefer an approach that used > type declarations, perhaps: > > (with-flonum (x y) (/ x y)) > (with-fixnum (n m) (* n m)) Declaring types of identifiers is not enough, because it can't express the wish to ignore any fixnum overflow and assume that the result will fit in a fixnum. -- __("< Marcin Kowalczyk \__/ qrczak@xxxxxxxxxx ^^ http://qrnik.knm.org.pl/~qrczak/