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Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: Calling for top ten ANSI issues ...

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: Calling for top ten ANSI issues ...
Date: 21 Sep 2003 20:27:56 -0400
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Paul, the problem with 3) on your list seems to be the following form:

(float most-positive-double-float 1.0s0)

This is inf in current GCL, which seems logical -- what is supposed to
happen here?

Take care,

"Paul F. Dietz" <address@hidden> writes:

> I wrote:
> >>6. Numerous error cases not properly handled.
> >>
> >>    Many list functions, for example, are required to signal a type error
> >>   if the list argument is not a proper list (see many of the error cases
> >>   in tests loaded from load-cons.lsp.)
> More properly, they 'should be prepared to signal an error', which
> basically means that in safe code if the routine has to go to the end
> of the list anyway, it should check it ends in NIL.
>       Paul
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