[Python-3000] MemoryError oddities

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jul 30 07:07:18 CEST 2008

> +1 OverflowErrors should probably by reserved for numeric overflows.

In a sense, passing sys.maxsize as a string size *is* a numeric
overflow - the size can't be represented in the available variable.


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