Re: Style question: comparison between signed and unsigned?

H. Peter Anvin (
24 Sep 1997 17:15:26 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Marcin Dalecki <>
In newsgroup:
> >
> > If somebody behaves like this it is her/his own fault and I certainly
> > won't trust the program. This whole discussion looks to me as if some
> > people fear the extra work caused by this. If the program is written
> > correctly casts are only necessary if to correct some misconceptions
> > in the language definition but this is really not frequent.
> Not frequent? You are utterly WRONG! See for example the breain dead Xt
> widget writers "abstraction level" library. If You ever had anything to do
> with it you would know what's about programming wihtout any
> typechecking....

I think the key phrase there was "if the program is written


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