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Re: arithmetic issues

William D Clinger wrote:
type declarations cannot address the
portability and predictability issues unless implementations
are required to interpret those declarations in a consistent

By "predictability", do the authors of the SRFI mean that inexact arithmetic gives the same result everywhere, that (/ 1 2) gives the same result everywhere, or something else?


Dr Alan Watson
Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica
Universidad Astronómico Nacional de México