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Re: [Nmh-workers] Limit of 27 messages sequences per folder

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Limit of 27 messages sequences per folder
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 23:43:33 -0400

>the fact that this used to run on a pdp11 makes me think of the days of
>pcc, where structure member names had to be unique across all
>structures, variable names were only unique in their first seven
>characters and so on. if we were doing this today we'd have an opaque
>data structure and well defined accessors. the underlying implementation
>might still be integers, or maybe not.

I hear you, and I don't disagree.  It's just ... who's going to write
that code, exactly?  I mean, if someone wants to do it, have at it!
Please!  I'm just not that excited about doing it myself; if it was up
to me, I'd make the one-line change and come back to tackle the problem
for real later.


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