[R6RS] fixnum operators and overflow detection

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Mar 31 11:51:51 EST 2006

William D Clinger <will at ccs.neu.edu> writes:

> If the editors agree with
> 1. adding the third option (fixnum operations that raise an
> exception on overflow), and
> 2. renaming the SRFI's fixnum operations to fixnum+, fixnum-,
> fixnum-bitwise-and etc, and
> 3. adding operations fx+, fx-, etc that raise an exception
> on overflow,
> then
> 4. should I go ahead and perform that surgery on the SRFI
> and on its reference implementation?

I think so.  Unless #1 and #3 are different, in which case I don't
understand at least one of them.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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