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Re: Exegesis 7: Overflow Fields

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Larry Wall
February 28, 2004 12:35
Re: Exegesis 7: Overflow Fields
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On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 11:59:15AM -0800, Gregor N. Purdy wrote:
: Smylers --
: So, what I'm looking for is more explicit phrasing around "immediately
: above". In the example, the column range for the overflow field is
: exactly the same as that of the $method field in the prior "picture".
: But, what does it do if it doesn't match *exactly*? Is it an error,
: does it have some heuristics to guess? What are the edge cases?

Well, obviously this is one of those places where the implementation
is the spec.  :-)


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