[plt-dev] Inexact integers

From: Michael Sperber (sperber at deinprogramm.de)
Date: Mon May 24 02:55:56 EDT 2010

David Van Horn <dvanhorn at ccs.neu.edu> writes:

> I talked with the PLTers who attended TFP and it was agreed that
> inexact integers, a holdover from Scheme standards, are counter
> intuitive.  I wonder if it is worth doing away with them in Racket?

It's not just inexact integers.  It's the entire idea of "inexactness"
attached to number objects rather than operations:


(No surprise we got huge amounts of flak from the old guard over this.)

Cheers =8-} Mike
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