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re: Thanks Jeremy. I have done a little research on the matter. First of all, even in 64bit systems, pointer addresses are of byte granularity (this i...

Thanks for the follow up! I think a lot of what you shared followed my intuition—although I didn't know the details. Thanks again.

In terms of the BigInteger topic, I totally agree. I was trying to pose the question "why not always go bigger?", and you nailed the response. I figured the answer to that question would be similar to your original question.

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