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Re: numerical conditioning MAGNITUDE and /

William D Clinger scripsit:

> No.  Neither mandates that inexact reals be represented as
> binary floating point, or that inexact reals follow the IEEE
> standards for binary floating point, or that implementations
> of the standard procedures be of high quality.

This leads me to the question of how a system can comply with this
SRFI if it has neither flonum hardware nor the space for flonum
emulation.  AFAICT the minimum set of flonums required by the
SRFI is {0.0}.

John Cowan    cowan@xxxxxxxx    http://ccil.org/~cowan
        Sound change operates regularly to produce irregularities;
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