integers and floating points

Laurent Martelli
27 Oct 1999 18:16:12 +0200

>>>>> "JS" == shapj  <> writes:

  JS> David, Tuners:

  JS> Let's not be so open and high level that we allow ourselves to
  JS> ignore mathematical realities.  Integers and floating point
  JS> numbers have deeply different mathematical properties, and in
  JS> the end a high-level system is no good unless it generates the
  JS> results the user wants to see.

Yes, but the set of integers is a subset of the reals, so they are not
so different. That's why we exepect to be able to add an integer and a

Laurent Martelli