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Re: Issue: REAL-NUMBER-TYPE (version 1)
- To: CL-Cleanup@sail.stanford.edu
- Subject: Re: Issue: REAL-NUMBER-TYPE (version 1)
- From: Jeff Dalton <jeff%aiai.edinburgh.ac.uk@NSS.Cs.Ucl.AC.UK>
- Date: Tue, 10 Jan 89 01:16:52 GMT
I support this proposal.
One of the advantages of Scheme over Common Lisp is that it
distinguishes between abstract numbers (real, complex, rational,
etc.) and representations (fixnum, ratio (well, that might be
both), etc.) I think Common Lisp should try to do the same.