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Are there limits to the number of new macros or commands in TeX/LaTeX

Is there a maximum number of new definitions such as \def\myNewDefA{foo} \def\myNewDefB{bar} ... \newcommand\myNewMacroA{foo} \newcommand\myNewMacroB{bar} one can have in a document typeset with ...
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Does \let use pointers?

Does \let really create a new control sequence, or does it just assign a pointer to an already defined control sequence? Knuth says that: let\cs=<token> gives \cs the token's current ...
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xelatex memory problem [closed]

I have problem while running xelatex: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=1500000]. I tried increasing memory limits in texmf.cnf (also ran fmtutil-sys), but I hit maximum allowed and it ...