>>>> "VK" == Valdis Kletnieks
VK> On Fri, 22 Dec 2000 17:16:16 GMT, "Golubev I. N." <gin(a)mo.msk.ru>
> It used to be this way in emacs-18.55, so it worked for all
> platforms for more than 10 yrs, and my ones are no exception. But
> what forbids it to stop working? What requires valid pointers to be
> non- negative when converted to integer? Once it is not the case, doc
> implementation has to be rewritten.
VK> Umm.. only because nobody's Emacs process has bloated over the 2 gig line
VK> yet.. And that would be *before* all the buffers.
VK> The mind boggles at a 2G editor. Except maybe in Redmond... ;)
You may not have noticed that I've been gradually fixing 64-bit bugs
in XEmacs. We don't yet have an XEmacs that can have, e.g. Lisp
strings with length > 4G, but at the current rate of bit decay (1 bit
of memory size every 2 years) it's only a matter of time before we
arrive at "Adapt or Die".