[armedbear-devel] BigNum question

Zach Beane xach at xach.com
Tue Oct 9 19:48:53 UTC 2012

archisman rudra <archi.rudra at gmail.com> writes:

> My confusion is whether it matters that  2147483648
> < 1234567898723618080928927362387
> Doesn't the type descriptor (INTEGER 2147483648) mean integers upto 2147483648?

No, the INTEGER type specifier takes two arguments. The first one
expresses the lower bound, and the optional second the upper bound. If
the second argument is omitted, it defaults to *, meaning no upper

(MOD 2147483648) is more what you're thinking of.


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