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Re: [RFC PATCH] Per-window face support

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] Per-window face support
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:48:01 -0700
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>>>>>> > I still wonder why we only allow EQ there, it sounds unnecessarily
>>>>>> > restrictive.
>>> Agree.  A recent discussion indeed pointed out that EQ is fundamentally
>>> flawed and there can be good reasons to try and give up on EQ and use
>>> `equal` instead.
>> Huh? EQ is the simplest, least flawed primitive one can imagine. It's
>> simple object identity comparison.
> In the context of bignums and floats it's pretty thorougly flawed.
> [ I said we should use `equal` instead but that was a mistake: I meant
> `eql`.  ]

I think that ship sailed a long time ago. Almost everyone uses eq for
integers, so we should, I think, intern bignums so that things keep

Floats typically aren't equality-compared anyway.

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