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Re: Type contagion

Raymond Toy <toy@rtp.ericsson.se> writes:

> I have a simple question about type contagion on clisp.  According to
> impnotes.txt, type contagion is not implemented as specified by CLTL.
> I understand the reasons given, and they certainly make sense.
> Is there any way to get type contagion to work more like CLTL?


> However, they also make double-float work more difficult because I
> have to be much more careful about mixing single-floats and
> double-floats together.

You would have to be careful when mixing single-floats and double-floats
anyway. With the CLtL contagion rules, however, you would not notice that
you have to be careful.

                    Bruno Haible