[r6rs-discuss] fixnum->flonum but no flonum->fixnum?
lucier at math.purdue.edu
Mon Mar 24 17:15:13 EDT 2008
On Mar 24, 2008, at 7:15 AM, Michael Sperber wrote:
> Bradley Lucier <lucier at math.purdue.edu> writes:
>> I tried to search the archives using google, but it isn't so easy
>> when searching for non-letter characters.
>> At any rate, it appears there's a fixnum->flonum, but no flonum-
>>> fixnum; is this intentional? Is there a rationale available?
> This was present in the original draft of SRFI 77, but removed during
> the discussion period.
That's a shame, it's quite a common operation in several problem
domains (including image processing).
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