Commit d99ccfc8 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

(History and Acknowledgements): Recognize that Emacs

now does have floating point.
parent 4b411bfe
2006-12-19 Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
* calc.texi (History and Acknowledgements): Recognize that Emacs
now does have floating point.
2006-12-19 Kim F. Storm <storm@cua.dk>
* major.texi (Choosing Modes): Describe match-function elements for
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......@@ -1539,7 +1539,8 @@ To make a long story short, Emacs Lisp turned out to be a distressingly
solid implementation of Lisp, and the humble task of calculating
turned out to be more open-ended than one might have expected.
Emacs Lisp doesn't have built-in floating point math, so it had to be
Emacs Lisp didn't have built-in floating point math (now it does), so
this had to be
simulated in software. In fact, Emacs integers will only comfortably
fit six decimal digits or so---not enough for a decent calculator. So
I had to write my own high-precision integer code as well, and once I had
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