Gregory Stark wrote:
> The main design issue is that I was proposing to make it impossible to access
> the internals of the numeric storage using macros. Currently some of the data
> (the sign, dscale, and weight) is visible without having to call any special
> numeric functions. I was proposing to use representations where those might
> not be as easily accessible.
> However I don't think we have any consumers of that data outside of numeric.c
> anyways. Is there anything using that functionality currently? Do we mind
> losing it?
The data would still be available through a function, right? If there's
no-one accessing that information currently, there's no
backwards-compatibility issue. I think this is a non-issue.
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