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Re: Project: a good floating point printer/reader.

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: Project: a good floating point printer/reader.
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 16:01:59 -0500
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Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:

> I think we need a better floating point printer and or reader.  The
> current ones can not print denormal numbers, and the string printed
> will not always read back as the exact same number (as required by
> R5RS).


> If anyone wants to work on this, that would be great.

I haven't checked yet, but can we use GMP's IO routines?  I'll go see
what's there.  Guess I'll also have to see how they relate to r5rs...

Rob Browning
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