# [plt-dev] Inexact integers

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 12:31 AM, Michael Sperber
<sperber at deinprogramm.de> wrote:
>*
*>* Well, but the decision to have (integer? -17.0) => #t is rooted in the
*>* design of the numerical tower. In particular, I would think it has
*>* implications for:
*>*
*>* (= -17.0 -17) => ?
*>* (rational? -17.0) => ?
*
I don't see why. For example:
>* (exact? 17.5)
*#f
>* (= (/ 35 2) 17.5)
*#t
>* (rational? pi)
*#t
Right now, all real? numbers are rational, and all inexact numbers k
are `=' to (inexact->exact k). I don't see what that has to do with
integers in particular.
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sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu