[racket-dev] What are single flonums good for?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Sep 12 15:00:29 EDT 2012

Two hours ago, Stephen Bloch wrote:
> Would it be even less problematic to get rid of them entirely,
> except in FFI?

(They're not really an issue for the FFI, since you'd just translate
the numbers to them when needed.  IOW, racket doesn't even need
exact integers to have an FFI with them.)

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

Posted on the dev mailing list.