On 2016/05/04 23:54, akr / fsij.org wrote:

> I feel that unifying Fixnum and Bignum is simple and beautiful.
>
> However I'm not sure that there are enough concrete benefits over
> the incompatibility.

> Concrete benefits I know is that less code for mathn.rb like library.
> It needs to modify only one class, Integer, instead of two, Fixnum and Bignum.
>
> Other benefits?
>
> Are they enough to justify the incompatibility?
> I hope enough benefits to justify this issue.

I think there are some serious benefits in documentation and for 
learning Ruby. But these are not so concrete, and more long term.

Regards,   Martin.

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