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Author pitrou
Recipients davin, maxehr, pitrou
Date 2017-06-28.19:12:58
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As the comment just above that line says, this is for wire compatibility with older Python versions.

But we could have an escape hatch: a special value of the length (which happens to be encoded as a signed integer), such as -64, which would signal a following 64-bit length field.  Would you like to submit a PR?
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