Why do some ranges have so many values? For example:

 [0, 2,147,483,647]

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Because this is not FORTRAN, spaces are significant and commas are allowed in integers.


That basically says "positive integers"

It is... unlikely that anything on StackOverflow is actually 2 billion+ anything.

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    You have to allow some headroom for Jon Skeet's rep. Commented Jun 24, 2010 at 22:50

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