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Here's something I found too late to put it into the first draft: (make-rational-number-generator [ q ] ) Returns a generator of rational numbers starting with q (default 0) according to the following recurrence: x' = (/ 1 (+ (* 2 (truncate x)) 1 (- x))) It will generate all exact rationals once and only once in in the infinite sequence 0, 1/2, 2, 1/3, 3/2, 3, 1/4, 4/3, 3/5, 5/2, 2/5, 3/4, 4, ... It is an error if q is negative or inexact. What do people think? -- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@xxxxxxxx Fundamental thinking is ha-ard. Let's go ideology-shopping. --Philosopher Barbie