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Subject: Re: [std-proposals] Reserve good keywords for floating point types
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-10-15 13:51:02


On 2019-10-15 20:33, Thiago Macieira via Std-Proposals wrote:
>
> Also, don't forget uinptr_t, size_t and ptrdiff_t. You *really* shouldn't use
> a specific bit count when dealing with object sizes and pointers.
>
> That means you don't need uint32_t for counting the elements in an array that
> you declared in your function. int, size_t or ptrdiff_t would be just fine.

Actually, you do, if you want to be efficient. Most of the time you
don't need 64-bit size_t to represent element count or object sizes.
Storing size_t would just waste space.


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