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Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:37:01 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I think references to most-positive-fixnum (and implicit ones, like
>> using Frandom without an argument) should be eliminated. Fixnum range
>> is now an implementation detail.
> That is too radical, IMO.

I think what Pip is saying is that we should review all *uses* of
most-positive-fixnum, because it's very likely that many/most of them
are now wrong or suboptimal.

That doesn't mean we should remove most-positive-fixnum itself.


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