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Doug Rogers wrote:

> IMO there are two problems:
>   (1) 2^31 should not become a negative number.
> ... The 5.1 LRM says that 'Exponentiation works for any exponent.'
> (, but doesn't mention
> this boundary condition. I see how it happens but I think it should be a
> positive number.

I apologize. This has nothing to do with exponentiation and everything
to do with table indexing.

Still, 2^31 as a positive number should not result in -2^31 when used as
a key.


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