[Haskell-cafe] abs minBound < (0 :: Int) && negate minBound == (minBound :: Int)

Evan Laforge qdunkan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 16:53:38 CEST 2013

>> but Integer is actually (if you're using GMP with your ghc):
> Yes, that's tolerably well known.  You only pay the space overhead
> when you need it (like Lisp or Smalltalk).  But you always pay the
> time overhead.

I thought Integers can't be unboxed, regardless of their magnitude?

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