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> >  for i = 2^53 - 10, 2^53 + 10 do print(i) end
> [...]
> I would guess that people who
> work with such extremely large numbers would know about the magnitude issues
> with using very large/small floating values. I know I have learned more
> about these numeric extremes than I knew before I started this patch! ;)

The numbers that you have been woried about in your patch (such as
maxinteger) are a thousand times larger than the "extremely large
numbers" in this example :-)

-- Roberto