[Oberon] peculiar type

John Drake 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.
> http://carnot.pathology.ubc.ca/

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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