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Re: (read (current-buffer)) returns an integer in a buffer full of text?


From: Sebastian Tennant
Subject: Re: (read (current-buffer)) returns an integer in a buffer full of text?
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 14:19:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Quoth "Robert Thorpe" <address@hidden>:
> Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 29.11.2006 um 19:46 schrieb Robert Thorpe:
>>
>> > You must be using a CVS version of Emacs.  My version does not have
>> > that variable and it certainly isn't that high.
>>
>> GNU Emacs 20.7 had already 134,217,727 = 2^27 - 1.
>>
>> I remember a mailing from last year, I think, in which the
>> incremental progress of most-positive-fixnum was described in some
>> detail. In my version of GNU Emacs 21.3.50 (the developer version of
>> 21.4) it is 2^28 - 1 ...
>
> I made a mistake, mine is 134,217,727 too.  I was trying exponents of 2
> which is wrong!
>
> I'm using GNU Emacs 21.3, in this version of Emacs there is no variable
> called "most-positive-fixnum" loaded by default. This variable is in
> the CL package.

Thanks all.

Sebastian





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