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On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 01:45:15PM +0000, Lisa Parratt wrote:
> Dave Dodge wrote:
> >"int" is still allowed to be 16 bits in C99.  The minimum magnitues
> >from section (and Annex E):
> >
> >               #define INT_MAX                     +32767
> >               #define INT_MIN                     -32767
> Hmm - never used to be. I'm fairly certain it was defined as 32 bits as 
> the be all and end all at one point.

You're probably thing of POSIX.1, which does change these values to
+2147483647 and -2147483647.

BTW the UNIX standard (which includes POSIX.1) is freely available
online in HTML format at:

                                                  -Dave Dodge