Subject: Re: Type coersion long->int ?
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/03/2000 01:37:50
On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 01:03:55PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> It is officially able to take anything that can fit in a char, and indeed, our
> implementation can.
	oh.  guess I should have read the source first.

> It doesn't have these checks because it's supposed to be fast; that's why all
> the <ctype.h> functions have undefined behavior for things outside the
> "standard" range.
	makes sense.  so why the int argument, instead of char?  Does that make
a difference in speed?  historical reasons?