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On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Paulo Jorge de Oliveira Cantante de Matos wrote: >Hi all, > >Why was this srfi withdrawn? It's in my oppinion a very important srfi. >Can it be revived? Looking over the discussion archive, my impression is that the bitwise-operations were built on too many assumptions about integer length and representation, and it was withdrawn for revisions - basically, people may be looking for a design that makes it easier to support without constraining how people represent numbers. Bear