pointer -> long conversion - (nf)

jim at ism780b.UUCP jim at ism780b.UUCP
Wed Aug 1 14:28:45 AEST 1984

ism780b!jim    Jul 13 19:46:00 1984

Since when should pointers be sign-extended on a 68000, or any other machine?
Unless someone comes up with a meaning for the notion of a negative address,
pointers should always be zero-extended.

-- Jim Balter, INTERACTIVE Systems (ima!jim)

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