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1999.06.03 19:48 "Large File Support", by Bruce Forsberg
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1999.06.09 14:08 "RE: Large File Support", by Ed Grissom
1999.06.09 15:50 "RE: Large File Support", by Rainer Wiesenfarth
1999.06.09 15:52 "RE: Large File Support", by Ed Grissom
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1999.06.09 15:50 "RE: Large File Support", by Rainer Wiesenfarth

I'd prefer 66 (= 0x42) or 258 (a base 64 noted number 42) to keep the meaning behind it

A tag is now made up of 16 bytes, the last field is 8 bytes long, and either contains the data (if it will fit in 8 bytes), or an 8 byte pointer to the location of the data.

If we do changes, our goal should be not to change it again two years later. So maybe the following changes should also be done:

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