Subject: Re: More on chars
To: Marshall Midden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 03/28/1995 09:04:07
Jason Downs said:
>> Huh? I can only think of two or three systems that even have unsigned chars
>> as the native, and neither of them run NetBSD (currently).
>> If NetBSD ever runs on an unsigned char box, the programs will probably
>> get fixed. Otherwise, why bother? Almost everything uses signed chars.
The Marshall Midden said:
> I wish to take issue with the above. Is someone posts fixes, please
> incorporate them. Thanks!
I definitely agree with the latter; one of the things that (at least) I
am trying to do with NetBSD make it a portable system. (Hence my
interest in doing the Alpha port; 64-bit machines are rare but
interesting, these days.)