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emacs-27 a2c4eee: Clarify when fixnums are used.

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: emacs-27 a2c4eee: Clarify when fixnums are used.
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:54:41 -0500 (EST)

branch: emacs-27
commit a2c4eeeecde93961e81ca6beeefa649955bda881
Author: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
Commit: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>

    Clarify when fixnums are used.
    * doc/lispref/numbers.texi (Integer Basics): Clarify.
    Based on a suggestion by Noam Postavsky (Bug#39557#32).
 doc/lispref/numbers.texi | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/lispref/numbers.texi b/doc/lispref/numbers.texi
index 4b9fdf2..4002b36 100644
--- a/doc/lispref/numbers.texi
+++ b/doc/lispref/numbers.texi
@@ -132,8 +132,8 @@ memory, by machine characteristics such as the size of the 
word used
 to represent a bignum's exponent, and by the @code{integer-width}
 variable.  These limits are typically much more generous than the
 limits for fixnums.  A bignum is never numerically equal to a fixnum;
-if Emacs computes an integer in fixnum range, it represents the
-integer as a fixnum, not a bignum.
+Emacs always represents an integer in fixnum range as a fixnum, not a
   The range of values for a fixnum depends on the machine.  The
 minimum range is @minus{}536,870,912 to 536,870,911 (30 bits; i.e.,

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