Uses of "short" ?

Snoopy seifert at hammer.UUCP
Tue Oct 8 05:19:40 AEST 1985

In article <1924 at brl-tgr.ARPA> gwyn at brl-tgr.ARPA (Doug Gwyn <gwyn>) writes:
>> 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?

For clarity and portability.


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