Subject: Re: Documentation/languages...
To: David Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J.T. Conklin <jtc@NetBSD.ORG>
Date: 05/18/1997 13:49:35
> | Aside from signed/unsigned chars, I hope that all netbsd ports'
> | operate pretty much the same. I'd say that is one of the advantages
> | of a single source OS, and something we shouldn't violate lightly.
> Is there a good reason for some ports to have signed chars and others
All microprocessors don't support singed/unsigned characters with equal
efficiency. I think telling programmers to be careful about signed/
unsigned chars is better than imposing a performance penalty.