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From: Michael Walter (cm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-27 11:02:57

>> If you aim for portability, you can simply use int8_t, int16_t, etc.
>> in your implementation - no need to use it in the archive interfaces
>> as far as I get it. Sorry if I miss the point :)
> If a library user wants his archives to be portable he has to use
> int8_t, int16_t, etc.. for all data integral types that he wants to
> portably serialize. Having those types in the interface might help
> making users aware of the fact that they should use those types if they
> want their serialized archives to be portable. However just emphasizing
> this at a prominent place in the documentation might be enough.
> Matthias
Yeah, that's what I tried to express :)

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