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Re: [Chicken-users] Big Randoms

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Big Randoms
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 09:37:06 +0100
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On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 07:44:19PM -0800, Kon Lovett wrote:
> What happens w/ 4.6.0 when you import 'numbers' into the toplevel? i.e.
> (use numbers srfi-27)
> (expt 2 32) ;=> ???
> (random-integer (expt 2 32)) ;=> ???

That should not have any effect, unless srfi-27 contains special code
to deal with numbers (if it imports "scheme" it will probably use the
core operators, not the ones that can handle bignums).

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