[Openmcl-devel] Re: PPC Floating-Point Compiler for MCL/OpenMCL
gwking at cs.umass.edu
Fri Feb 7 21:04:12 EST 2003
Only my own lack of insight!
On Friday, February 7, 2003, at 08:21 PM, Randall Beer wrote:
>> This is awesome! One thing I'd like is being able to do local
>> functions. E.g.,
>> (defun nearly-equal-p (x y &optional (threshold 0.0001D0))
>> ;; excuse the symbol overuse!
>> (double-flet ((doit (x y threshold)
>> (< (abs (- x y)) threshold)))
>> (doit x y threshold)))
>> This is mainly to support more complex lambda lists and give people a
>> chance to coerce variables if necessary.
> Is there any reason why this wouldn't work?
> (defun nearly-equal-p (x y &optional (threshold 0.00001D0))
> (%double-inline (< (abs (- x y)) threshold)))
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