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June 17, 2010
Re: Signed word lengths and indexes
Walter Bright Wrote:

> 2. For an operating system kernel's memory management logic, it still would make 
> sense to represent the address space as a flat range from 0..n, not one that's 
> split in the middle, half of which is accessed with negative offsets. D is 
> supposed to support OS development.
> 
You said it yourself: the compiler can be modified for kernel development. This makes kernel examples (not even considering their validity) not very valuable.
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