Should FLOAT signal a TYPE-ERROR or an ARITHMETIC-ERROR on overflow?

Bug #1732264 reported by Paul F. Dietz on 2017-11-14
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Bug Description

(float 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000) ==> simple-type-error

(float 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000/3) ==> floating-point-overflow error

Stas Boukarev (stassats) on 2017-11-14
Changed in sbcl:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
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