[cap-talk] Dan Bernstein's qmail security lessons paper

Sandro Magi smagi at higherlogics.com
Mon Dec 17 12:51:11 EST 2007


Mark Miller wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2007 8:40 AM, Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap at eros-os.com> wrote:
>>> I'm not sure I follow. Just about every language I know of exposes
>>> native integers by default without transparent conversions to big integers.
> 
> Whatever those native things might be, they are not integers.

Modular arithmetic has the same semantics as native integers. So they
are integers, from a certain point of view. ;-)

Sandro


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