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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:45:16 +0300

> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:13:38 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> > IIUC, such changes have already been applied to the Calc that's
> > distributed with SXEmacs (where Calc's former maintainer moved), so it's
> > probably worth looking at that code (and associated doc).
> I didnʼt know about that. Would there be any issue with merging such
> changes back to emacs? I assume itʼs all GPL, but there might be
> copyright assignment issues.

I presume the changes are beyond the dozen or so lines which we are
allowed to accept without copyright assignment, in which case this
will require legal paperwork as a prerequisite.

> so using native bignums appears to be ~10x faster that calc's bignums,
> and create less garbage.

Sounds great, thanks for working on this.

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