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- Subject: Re: About big integers in Lua 5.3.
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 07:05:27 +0200
2016-01-15 3:45 GMT+02:00 Milind Gupta <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I would have liked having inf for integers to make it consistent with the
> behavior with floats
When I was about seven years old, the big argument on the
playground among the more mathematically minded kids was
what the largest number was that you could think of. After
"billion" was shot down ("billion and one") inevitably we came
to "uncountable", for which the trick does not work.
Somehow "inf for integers" reminds me very strongly of