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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: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:48:42 -0400

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  > Well, for one thing, it's simpler to explain that there are just
  > integers.  In fact after working on the docs for this I think it would
  > be better if bignums were interned so that eq would work.

Simplifying the documentation is often a good reason to change the
Emacs Lisp language.  But it is not automatically decisive.  In this
case, there may be important advantages on the other side too.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
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