Thomas A. Russ <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| For an interesting comment from lisp code, there is the comments for
| the original RATIONALIZE in the CMUCL sources:
| ;; Thanks to Kim Fateman, who stole this function rationalize-float
| ;; from macsyma's rational...
Though note that, at least as of CMUCL-19c, it's now:
;;; RATIONALIZE -- Public
;;; The algorithm here is the method described in CLISP.
;;; Bruno Haible has graciously given permission to use this
;;; algorithm. He says, "You can use it, if you present the
;;; following explanation of the algorithm."
Not sure why the change or what the differences are...
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