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Re: Using the GNU GMP Library for Bignums in Emacs

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Using the GNU GMP Library for Bignums in Emacs
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:56:03 -0400

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  > I think Emacs should move in this direction: define `eq` to be the same
  > as `eql`, then check every use of EQ in the C code to see if it will
  > necessarily behave identically to "EQL" and where it doesn't, replace it
  > with EQL.

This is a lot of work and will slow down some loops.
I would rather try the obvious approach: eq treats bignums like floats.

Dr Richard Stallman
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