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    Date: 31 July 1981 22:35-EDT
    From: David A. Moon <MOON at MIT-MC>
    .  .  .
    I would say to change QUOTIENT and REMAINDER to be the same as // and -
    with one argument.  Jonl, can you reproduce Pratt's reasons for wanting
    them to be different?
Merely backwards compatibility.  // was a relatively new function, so
changing its definition from that of QUOTIENT would have affected few
people, but changing QUOTIENT may have raised a ruckus from some.
Pratt wanted the mathematical notions for the operators that CGOL could
go into, but didn't want to take on any possible 'incompatibility' charge.
I'd be happy with the change, but I thinke it's deep enough to require some
sort of poll of the community.