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Re: [Chicken-users] Re: sqlite3 egg patches for chicken experimental bra
Re: [Chicken-users] Re: sqlite3 egg patches for chicken experimental branch
Sat, 8 Jan 2011 14:10:36 -0700
On Sat, Jan 08, 2011 at 09:52:52PM +0100, Felix wrote:
> I recommend not to use fixnum mode, and to use fixnum-specific
> operators instead. It can happen too easily that a library procedure
> returns inexact results (for example for very large numbers that
> exceed fixnum range).
> Apologies for the ruthless cleaning up over the holidays, but I think
> it is better go through this sooner than later.
What are the fixnum operators? I didn't know they existed, and I'd
like to use them myself rather than declaring fixnum. I'm indexing
into a buffer that came from a file, so I can by definition use the
machine's word size.
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