Signed bit fields

Henry Spencer henry at utzoo.UUCP
Mon Aug 15 12:20:39 AEST 1983

Actually, if you want portable code, you should avoid bitfields
entirely.  Many C implementations botch them.  They aren't really
very well designed in the first place;  Dennis Ritchie has been
heard to refer to them as "a botch and a blemish".
				Henry Spencer @ U of Toronto Zoology

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