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Re: small integers, numerical efficiency

While I could live with bignums/ratios/floats being in external libs in Dylan,
I'm worried about people deciding that this type is more useful than that type
based on their experience. We have heard a lot here from numerical analysis
people, but let's not forget there are more to Lisp programming than that. I
have written a large CL program that has industrial applications (production
optimization and such), and it relies on bignums and ratios and their efficient
implementation. No floats at all. MCL2.0 is fine for that, but I look forward
to a small and fast version written in Dylan!