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Re: proposed simplification rewrite of stdint module

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: proposed simplification rewrite of stdint module
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 11:10:59 -0700
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> Here's a proposed rewrite of the stdint module that attempts to
> simplify the module while addressing the porting issues that have come
> up in the last week.  The basic idea is to use macros instead of
> typedefs.  I think this kind of approach would have avoided most
> (though not all) of the porting problems we've had recently.

I don't know whether it really matters in practice, but C99 says
that these types are typedefs, not macros.
"Long noun chains don't automatically imply security."
--Bruce Schneier

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