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Re: using the interfaces in ctype.h

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 06:09:07PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Hang on, it's even worse than that.  The C standard allows signed
> integers to have a representation other than two's complement.  The
> result of (-1 & 0xff) on a one's complement machine will be 0xfe, not
> 0xff.  NetBSD might not run on any one's complement machines, but I try
> to consider them when writing code that's intended to be portable.

I think that is the only point of this whole mail that classifies as
obscure :)


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