Re: Abnormal Bytes and Unicode: (was Re: Unicode FAQ addendum)

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 17:58:37 EDT

Torsten responded:

> > 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".

Ah, good. So once the revised ISO C standard is reflected through all the
programming toolsets, I can revise my statement to:

The lack of fixed-size datatypes in C *was* a defect in the language,...

--Ken ;-)

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