Subject: Re: I finally understand why I'm not allowed to use Lisp
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 22:52:56 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Thomas A. Russ <> 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."
    ;;; ...[trimmed]...

Not sure why the change or what the differences are...


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