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Hardware Enforced Pointers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067000D
Original Publication Date: 1979-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Evangelisti, CJ Haibt, LM Nelson, RA [+details]

Abstract

Pointers have been a problem for high-level languages since their inception. They can be modified in general registers or they can be out of date. They are a source of access errors to data outside the intended data area.