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

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:51:37 +0200

Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>>> 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.
>> He signed the paperwork (back when he was maintaining Emacs's Calc), so
>> there shouldn't be any issue in this respect.
>> It'd be good to tell him about this change in Emacs, tho.  He may be
>> convinced to come back to Emacs now ;-)

Well, the calc in the SXEmacs git repo still uses its own bignum
implementation, and their email archives are offline, so Iʼm no
wiser. Could you point me in the direction of the author (privately if
you think thatʼs necessary)?

>>>> Fast and exhaustive tests, of course ;-)
>>> It passes the test-suite, which has 5 tests :-)
>> All the tests?  That sounds like "exhaustive" to me!

None of them directly test bignums though. Iʼll have to write some


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