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July 1, 2012 18:05
Re: Time for a 64-bit perl API?
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On Jul 1, 2012, at 5:22 PM, Father Chrysostomos <> wrote:

> On Jun 20, 2012, at 4:22 AM, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>> Widening the types of pointers breaks things.
> How?

Pointers' targets, ITHM.  Any change breaks those, except signedness (and even that, unless you're willing to type pun in nonstandard but currently safe ways).

Fortunately for us we don't have a vast number of e.g. U32* in public APIs.
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