Excerpts from Joel VanderWerf's message of Tue Mar 10 05:35:19 +0200 2009:
> mathew wrote:
> > Fixed  point decimal numbers, on the other hand--those actually exist
> 
> So why not define a FixedPoint class, based on Integer, with all the 
> operations and #coerce? It will be more efficient (and simpler) than 
> decimal float, and Float can remain IEEE float, which is what most 
> numerical libraries use anyway. Perhaps this suggestion would be more 
> acceptable if there were a literal notation for fixed point? What about 
> "_123.45" for 12345/100?

Or we could all just use Rational :)


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