Bug ... in Erlang

Thomas Lindgren <>
Tue Jun 17 18:41:22 CEST 2003


--- Fredrik Linder <>
wrote:
> Would not the *proper* behaviour be to implement a
> big-float mechanism, in
> the same spirit as for integers?

If we want to do it *properly*, my suggestion is to
take a page from what Common Lisp did.

E.g.,
<http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/Groups/AI/html/hyperspec/HyperSpec/Body/sec_12-1.html>

Best,
Thomas


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