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Re: HEAD has now exact fractions

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: HEAD has now exact fractions
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 01:05:01 +0100
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Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:
>>     (inexact->exact 1.234)
> You might like to show for instance 1.375 there, something that has an
> exact binary representation.

Hmm, isn't that part of the point that 1.234 is indeed not exactly
representable and that the result of (inexact->exact 1.234) is not
something simple like 617/500?

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