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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-13 15:16:59

Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:00aa01c52800$a3257820$6501a8c0_at_pdimov2...
>> Technically, it's still not enough; sizeof gives you
>> the size of the object in chars, not the number of value bits.
> just so I get this, you're saying that even though sizeof( int ) ==
> 4, the implementation
> could choose to use only the first two bytes for the representation?

Or the middle 24 bits, yes. Integers are allowed to have padding. Same with

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