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NAME

       function::speculation - Allocate a new id for speculative output

SYNOPSIS

           speculation:long()

ARGUMENTS

       None

DESCRIPTION

       The speculation function is called when a new speculation buffer is needed. It returns an
       id for the speculative output. There can be multiple threads being speculated on
       concurrently. This id is used by other speculation functions to keep the threads separate.