Author georg.brandl
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Date 2011-01-02.23:46:23
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> There is a long tradition in keeping OS functions'
> wrappers thin with an expectation that application programmers will
> know the limitations/quirks of their target OSes.

Sorry, but that does not apply if we trigger undefined behavior which
is inherently unsafe, as you rightly insist.

I don't see the range checking as particularly challenging; I'm sure you can get it done in time for 3.2.
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