[Oberon] peculiar type
jmdrake_98 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 7 18:11:21 CEST 2003
--- peter_easthope at gulfnet.sd64.bc.ca wrote:
> No doubt Edgar can answer this question but he
> is busy with WebDAV and hopefully a few others
> can benefit from the discussion also.
> PPPFSM.Mod contains this declaration.
> ID*, reqID*: SHORTINT; (* unsigned char *)
> A SHORTINT is signed. Can anyone explain what is
> meant by "unsigned char"?
> Thanks, Peter E.
Here's a wild guess. He took this from either
directly translating C code or looking at specs
designed for C. I'd ignore the comment and just pay
attention to the fact that these are declarations of
numbers that are 1 byte in length.
John M. Drake
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