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    Date: 3 May 1979 19:06-EDT
    From: Kent M. Pitman <KMP at MIT-MC>
    To:   Scott at SRI-KL
    cc:   RWK
    Re:   [Re: [Re: Maybe you could...? I answered all but FILEPOS error]]

        Date:  3 May 1979 1532-PDT
        From: Scott at SRI-KL (Scott J. Kramer)
        In-reply-to: Your message of 3-May-79 1229-PDT

        ... Filepos will only accept a value up to about 42000(10) and barfs at
        anything beyond...  I'm not sure where to go from here, any suggestions
        or should I stop wasting my time? (not really, this is a learning
        experience) I could split the file in half if there's any easy way to
        decrement the pointers.  Oh heck, time to get some sleep. Take it ez...
        -Scott -------

    Breaking it up into several files is pretty hairy but can probably be
    done. I would suggest re-writing this using a software-file-array that
    knows how to jump between files, but I don't think you know what you need
    to do that. Maybe you should spend some time looking at .INFO.;LISP SFA
    and learning what SFA's do... They are a way of creating a 'virtual
    file' in software. 

    Maybe RWK can suggest something?
So why does FILEPOS barf on this?  Is this a TWENEX lossage?  Or is
MACLISP doing something wrong?