# [plt-dev] Inexact integers

On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Michael Sperber
<sperber at deinprogramm.de> wrote:
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*>* Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> writes:
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*>>* but it seems entirely orthogonal to the idea of getting rid of inexect
*>>* integers.
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*>* How so?
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The concept of inexact integers is just a decision about what the
`integer?' predicate produces for values such as -17.0. It says
nothing about whether there should be inexact numbers in general, or
generic arithmetic operations, or any of the other issues your paper
discusses.
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sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu