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 — cl:types:integer [2017/05/01 21:00] (current) Line 1: Line 1: + ====== System Class INTEGER ====== + + ====Class Precedence List==== ​ + **integer**,​ **[[CL:​Types:​rational]]**,​ **[[CL:​Types:​real]]**,​ **[[CL:​Types:​number]]**,​ **[[CL:​Types:​t]]** + + ====Description==== + An //​[[CL:​Glossary:​integer]]//​ is a mathematical integer. There is no limit on the magnitude of an //​[[CL:​Glossary:​integer]]//​. + + The //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type|types]]//​ **[[CL:​Types:​fixnum]]** and **[[CL:​Types:​bignum]]** form an //​[[CL:​Glossary:​exhaustive partition]]//​ of //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ **integer**. + + ====Compound Type Specifier Kind==== + Abbreviating. + + ====Compound Type Specifier Syntax==== + * **integer** [//​lower-limit//​ [//​upper-limit//​]] + + ====Compound Type Specifier Arguments==== + * //​lower-limit//,​ //​upper-limit//​ - //​[[CL:​Glossary:​interval designator|interval designators]]//​ for //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ **[[CL:​Types:​integer]]**. The defaults for each of //​lower-limit//​ and //​upper-limit//​ is the //​[[CL:​Glossary:​symbol]]//​ **[[CL:​Types:​wildcard|*]]**. + + ====Compound Type Specifier Description==== + This denotes the //​[[CL:​Glossary:​integer|integers]]//​ on the interval described by //​lower-limit//​ and //​upper-limit//​. ​ + + ====See Also==== + * {\figref\SyntaxForNumericTokens} + * {\secref\NumsFromTokens} + * {\secref\PrintingIntegers} + + ====Notes==== + The //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ ''​(integer //lower// //​upper//​)'',​ where //lower// and //upper// are **[[CL:​Constant Variables:​most-negative-fixnum]]** and **[[CL:​Constant Variables:​most-positive-fixnum]]**,​ respectively,​ is also called **[[CL:​Types:​fixnum]]**. + + The //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ ''​(integer 0 1)''​ is also called **[[CL:​Types:​bit]]**. ​ + + The //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ ''​(integer 0 *)''​ is also called **[[CL:​Types:​unsigned-byte]]**. + + \issue{REAL-NUMBER-TYPE:​X3J13-MAR-89} \issue{FIXNUM-NON-PORTABLE:​TIGHTEN-DEFINITION}