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- Subject: Re: Lua 5.2 Reference Manual
- From: Lorenzo Donati <lorenzodonatibz@...>
- Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2011 12:36:15 +0200
On 05/09/2011 11.56, liam mail wrote:
On 5 September 2011 10:43, Lorenzo Donati<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
this assumption may prove wrong, since it seems that the standard doesn't
guarantee that a byte or a char can hold at least 8-bit,
"Their implementation-defined values shall be equal or greater in
magnitude (absolute value) to those shown, with the same sign."
Thank you very much for the clarification!
It's unfortunate that C standards are not freely available as other
computer-related standards. I never understood why ISO make people pay
for such documents. Are they actually making real money out of them? IMO
it only hampers information diffusion on a standard which should be "open".