Opened 7 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#22 closed defect (fixed)

mantissa widths

Reported by: alexshinn Owned by: cowan
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: WG1 - Numerics Keywords:
Cc:

Description

R6RS introduced the concept of mantissa widths
as an alternative to the R5RS #s in numbers.
Do we want either or both of these?

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by kumoyuki

Got citation? This is interesting...

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by alexshinn

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

No for WG1, this is a recommended topic for WG2.

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by cowan

Correction: WG1 Scheme will keep the R5RS situation (hash-sign digit yes, mantissa width no).

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by cowan

  • Resolution fixed deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by cowan

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by alexshinn

  • Resolution wontfix deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

comment:7 Changed 6 years ago by cowan

  • Status changed from reopened to decided

WG1 voted to eliminate # digits and not add mantissa widths.

comment:8 Changed 6 years ago by cowan

  • Owner changed from alexshinn to cowan
  • Status changed from decided to writing

comment:9 Changed 4 years ago by cowan

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from writing to closed
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