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Re: SF->unsigned DI compile time converstions


On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 12:08:14PM -0700, Mike Stump wrote:
> SF->unsigned DI compile time conversions do no match the same 
> conversions done at runtime.  :-(  In particular, values larger or 
> smaller than what can be represented do not saturate, as they do during 
> runtime.  While this is outside the scope of the language standard, 
> coming up with wildly bad numbers isn't useful.

We've been around this hobby horse before.  How does your
patch differ from the efforts in this area in the past?


r~


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