12.1. Numeric Types

The type NUMBER is the disjoint union of the types REAL and COMPLEX (exhaustive partition)

The type REAL is the disjoint union of the types RATIONAL and FLOAT.

The type RATIONAL is the disjoint union of the types INTEGER and RATIO.

The type INTEGER is the disjoint union of the types FIXNUM and BIGNUM.

The type FLOAT is the disjoint union of the types SHORT-FLOAT, SINGLE-FLOAT, DOUBLE-FLOAT and LONG-FLOAT.


These notes document CLISP version 2.49+Last modified: 2016-09-05