Uses of "short" ?

Doug Gwyn <gwyn> gwyn at brl-tgr.ARPA
Sun Oct 6 12:03:50 AEST 1985

> I am inclined to prefer the use of int16, int32, int64, int8, char.

int16 => short
int32 => long
int64 => not a primitive data type on all implementations
int8  => signed char
char  => char

Why add more symbols when you already have what is needed in the language?

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