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Re: [Chicken-users] expt incorrect in boundary cases

From: Matthew Flatt
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] expt incorrect in boundary cases
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 11:55:32 -0600

At Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:43:38 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Matthew Flatt scripsit:
> > For what it's worth,
> > 
> >
> > 
> > contains a number of platform-specific, FP-related declarations that
> > reflect how well different libms work in our experience. For example,
> > POW_HANDLES_INF_CORRECTLY is declared for NetBSD, but not for Linux.
> Thanks.  However, what counts as "correctly"?  ISO C and the SUS
> say one thing, IEEE 754 says another.  I assume that for
> Scheme (as for Java and JavaScript), IEEE should win.

"Correct" for PLT Scheme does mean IEEE, but I should have named the
flag "..._AS_IN_IEEE_754" instead of "..._CORRECTLY".

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