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Re: HEAD has now exact fractions

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: HEAD has now exact fractions
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 10:59:41 +1000
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Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:
> 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?

Yes, though 1.234 is subject to truncation when it's read.  I was just
thinking to avoid any uncertainty that might introduce.

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