Kenneth Whistler <email@example.com> wrote:
>So the first step to interoperability in big, interconnected system
>software using C is to set up fundamental header files containing
>well-defined datatypes of fixed sizes, to make up for the lack of same
>in the definition of C itself. The lack of fixed-size datatypes in C
>is now a *defect* in the language, and not an *asset* of the language.
The latest revision of ISO C has introduced exact-width integer types
(like "int8_t", "int16_t" and so on). These are also straightforward
names rather than "short", "BYTE" or "DWORD".
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