Subject: Re: Type for wide characters
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Julian Coleman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/01/1999 13:08:40
Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> Probably, int (32bit on both ILP32 and LP64 systems) for wchat_t/attr_t, 
> and long long for chtype.

Apologies, I should have added a few more definitions to my previous mail.
chtype only needs to handle `normal' characters plus their attributes.  For
wide characters, the characters (wchar_t) are held separately from their
attributes (attr_t).  This is why I thought int for all three types.


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