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

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 14:03:00 -0400
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On 2018-08-27 18:50, Richard Stallman wrote:
> Only that it is a magic sequence that most programmers won't remember.
> We could put it in the doc strings and manual.

Python spells it float("+inf"), and I see it used fairly often there.
I'd expect anyone who can remember most-positive-fixnum to quickly memorize 
1.0e+INF :) (when I forget, I just eval (exp 9999999999999) and get 1.0e+INF as 
a reminder.)

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