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Re: does gcc support multiple sizes, or not?


> The confusion is perhaps that you're thinking that my statement that we
> need to specify the semantics is clearly implies that I don't think it's
> a useful feature?  I do think it's a useful feature, but I also think
> that you can't just drop it into C++ without thinking about all the
> consequences of that action.

Sure.  However, I wasn't addressing the usefulness issue but rather the
semantic issue of whether you lose data when converting a pointer from 64-
to 32-bit by saying that the cases for which this extension is intended are
such where that can't happen.


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