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bug#32463: 27.0.50; (logior -1) => 4611686018427387903

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#32463: 27.0.50; (logior -1) => 4611686018427387903
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:28:49 -0700
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
I'd rather we left the name alone.  It's a veteran name, burnt into
our muscle memory by many years of coding in Emacs.

But the name 'make_number' means something completely different now; it has a different signature, it is a lot more expensive than it used to be, and it cannot be used the way the old name could be used. So now is a good time to change the name anyway, regardless of whether the name choice was a good one originally.

We already changed the name XINT and friends, even though their semantics didn't change. It would be odd if we didn't fix make_number too, while we're in the neighborhood, since the case for changing it is even stronger than the case for XINT etc.

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