Total maximal size of data

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Jan 25 21:07:09 CET 2010

On 1/25/2010 2:05 PM, Alexander Moibenko wrote:
> I have a simple question to which I could not find an answer.

Because it has no finite answer

> What is the total maximal size of list including size of its elements?

In theory, unbounded. In practice, limited by the memory of the interpreter.

The maximum # of elements depends on the interpreter. Each element can 
be a list whose maximum # of elements ..... and recursively so on...

Terry Jan Reedy

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