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*To*: srfi-77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx*Subject*: Re: Unifying the two generic arithmetic alternatives*From*: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak@xxxxxxxxxx>*Date*: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 02:04:26 +0100*Delivered-to*: srfi-77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx*In-reply-to*: <20051115001633.49A59600037@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Andrew Wilcox's message of "Mon, 14 Nov 2005 16:16:33 -0800 (PST)")*Mail-followup-to*: srfi-77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx*References*: <20051115001633.49A59600037@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>*Sender*: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak@xxxxxxxxxx>*User-agent*: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Andrew Wilcox <awilcox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > To take an example of [Egner et al. 2004], (< x y) in this proposal > returns an *inexact* boolean, if either X or Y is inexact. A boolean is almost always used to choose control flow. Since you can't make control flow inexact, inexactness is not really contagious. It can't be. Inexact booleans don't add any real value. [More comments later.] -- __("< Marcin Kowalczyk \__/ qrczak@xxxxxxxxxx ^^ http://qrnik.knm.org.pl/~qrczak/

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