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From: Adrian Knoth (adi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-18 15:34:22


On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 01:16:54PM -0400, George Bosilca wrote:

> That's right, long and int have the same size on Windows 32 and 64
> bits (always 32 bits). However, they are considered as being
> different types (!!!).

How about (u)int32_t? When I was an Ada programmer, subtypes with the
approriate range were always encouraged (i.e.: define the semantical
range and let the compiler/runtime library warn you on range
violations (the well-known "CONSTRAINT_ERROR"))

Adr"int consired harmful"ian

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