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Re: scm_bits_t / scm_ubits_t

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: scm_bits_t / scm_ubits_t
Date: 14 Jun 2001 21:12:21 +0200
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Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:

> On 14 Jun 2001, Marius Vollmer wrote:
> > Err, what was the reason again for making scm_t_bits unsigned?
> The reason is, that it is basically a raw bit structure, which does not
> have any sign information.  Signedness is an issue that only comes up
> _after_ the type information has been extracted.

Yep, that's enough of a reason.  I just committed the change.  Onto
the renaming...

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