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Re: Pushing the `gnus-range-*' functions down into the C layer

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Pushing the `gnus-range-*' functions down into the C layer
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 23:58:01 +0200
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Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> I think it's a good idea.  We've seen IMAP article numbers overflow
> native Emacs ints at least once and it's been discussed a few times, e.g.:
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.gnus.general/65390/match=overflow
> so maybe this API needs to support true 32-bit ints (perhaps through
> doubles) as per RFC 3501.

Well, I was thinking that the range things would just have normal Elisp
ints in them (like they do now), so having the ranges in C wouldn't
actually solve that problem.

But aren't everybody on 64-bit systems now?  :-)

(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.)
  address@hidden * Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen

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