Re: Ada exception block does NOT work?

Robert A Duff wrote:

> But I'm not even allowedd to say "1..2**80" in any Ada compiler I know
> of, and I can't even count on "1..2**35" portably. Sigh.

Well GNAT allows 2*63. But the limits are indeed very low. I started with
8bit CPUs and one of the fist things you learn with 8bit CPUs is how to add
and subtract 16, 24, 32 etc pp values using the "carry bit".

I don't think there is a real reason to restrict integers ranges.

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