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Sat Mar 21 13:39:53 EDT 2009
From: "R. Kent Dybvig"
> I don't believe we ever intended string->number not to raise an exception
> if passed something other than a string or if passed, say, 18 arguments,
> the wording "never raises an exception" in its description
> notwithstanding. So it seems to me that while (string->number "3/0") must
> return #f, (string->number 3) and (string->number) must raises exceptions.
Thanks, that's my feeling too.
In reference to the previous discussion, would it not be beneficial to let
string->number have another optional boolean parameter to signify whether to
raise exceptions or not?
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