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Subject: Re: [boost] [boost::endian] Summary of discussion #1
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-03 10:15:05

Tomas Puverle wrote:
> > I can imagine any packed byte protocol requiring this.
> When I saw Vincent's post, he wrote "another feature the
> endian class provides and is the ability to work with
> integers with an arbitrary number of bytes"
> endian<big, int, 24> i;
> endian<big, int, 16> j;
> endian<big, int, 24> j;
> Hence I was reading the above as three integers 24, 16, 24
> bytes long, which is why my eyebrows were raised. But I
> think the correct reading would be "an integer type with
> 24, 16 and 24 *bits*" respectively, no?


Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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