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Re: fixnumXXX and fxXXX names, and other things
The current convention is inconsistent across the different types.
I find it confusing that the inference
fixnum? --> fixnum+, fixnum<
is correct, but that the inference
flonum? --> flonum+, flonum-
is incorrect. Furthermore, the inference
exact+, inexact+, fixnum+ --> flonum+
is also incorrect, as is the inference
fixnum-negative? --> fl-negative?
I don't think brevity is a good reason for inconsistencies that do not
cater as much to those who write fixnum-intensive code as it does to those who
write flintensive code? In any case, the library proposal allows rebinding of
often-used names for those who really desire brevity.
Erratum: The examples to illustrate div_0 and mod_0 instead show div and mod.