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Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Jun 18 08:28:50 EDT 2002

> The questions that come up as I implement the ffi are mostly things
> that are not clear from the spec.  This is a particularily good
> example of that - there's no example and the explanation is brief and
> open to many interpretations.  I could hunt through the archives and
> guess at what the final decision was or I could ask for clarification
> so that we all agree on what change is needed to the report (or I look
> foolish when the appropriate section of the report is pointed out to
> me).
> In this case, all I could find was a brief discussion with no final
> conclusion.  (Or maybe I missed the conclusion - the subject lines one
> the messages are fairly uninformative so I skimmed old mail fairly
> quickly.)

See these threads, for example:


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