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bug #39222: `numerator` and `denominator` do the wrong thing on inexacts

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Submitted on:  Mon 10 Jun 2013 07:03:52 PM UTC  
 
Category: Scheme languageSeverity: 3 - Normal
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Mon 10 Jun 2013 07:31:37 PM UTC, comment #1:

My preliminary response: This is a bug in R5RS and R7RS.
(numerator 5.5) should be a type error.

Per Bothner <bothner>
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Mon 10 Jun 2013 07:03:52 PM UTC, original submission:

Kawa gives a type error if you try (numerator 5.5) or (denominator 5.5), instead of converting the inexact value to a ratio, getting the ratio numerator or denominator, and then making it inexact again. This is what R5RS and R7RS demand, because the argument can be any rational number, exact or inexact.

I've reported this bug for Chicken and Chibi, and I'm going to do so for RScheme and S7 too.

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