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Re: A couple simple questions (hopefully)

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Tue May 30 14:49:04 2000 )

From: Steve Mosher <goat@isn.net>
To: coldstuff@cold.org
Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 15:37:01 -0300
In-Reply-To: <20000530115801.A25017@ice.roguetrader.com>
Reply-To: coldstuff@cold.org

On Tue, 30 May 2000, Brandon Gillespie wrote:
> Because objects are inherently persistent in ColdC, they also have a
> unique identifier.  This means you can theoretically run out of
> identifiers since it is a signed 32bit number.

	Of course, if you allocated one id every second, it would take you
more than 120 years to use them all.

	Heuristics are bug ridden by definition. If they didn't have bugs, then
they'd be algorithms.