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From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-29 21:20:39

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >>what it wrong with this and why do you want to use int instead?
> >
> > Basically I want to use int whereever posisble so I don't have to
> > worry about signed to unsiged conversions. The fact that the standard
> > library does so/allows just makes programming harder that it has to
> > be.
> A tendency to use ints everywhere makes that a self-fulfilling
> prophecy. You can turn on warnings to catch the problems. If you're
> consistent about using unsigned for unsigned numbers, as with const,
> you'll find that the actual cases where signed/unsigned conversions
> need to be performed a much fewer.

so where should I use unsigned?


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