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In message <> you wrote:

> Gavin Wraith wrote:
> >> Is userdata (boxed 32-bit unsigned ints, yay!) too slow or too 
> >> cumbersome for your requirements?
> > 
> > Yes. 98% of my arithmetic usage is integer. I would rather not have
> > the tail wag the dog.
> Well, okay, don't have the tail wag the dog - use an integer
> luanumber type and just use userdata for the float maths.

Yes, I think that is the best solution. When I used the mapm
library to provide bignums that was in effect what I was doing.

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