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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-10-19 19:41:11

Jesse Jones wrote:

> ... The standard says:
>1) There are four signed integral types: signed char, short int, int, and
>long int. [3.9.1]
>2) Each cv-unqualified type has three cv-qualified "versions" of its
>a const version, a volatile version, and a const volatile version.
>these are distinct types. [3.9.3]
>Miller seems to think this can be read as allowing const int to be a
>integral type, but I still don't buy it.

He wasn't just reading those sentences, but also looking at the other
material about value representation.

Anyhow, I'll press on with a defect report.

But the result will almost certainly be that const int is a signed integral
type, and so forth.


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