[vlc-devel] [RFC] signed versus unsigned integer types

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Tue Jan 29 15:34:35 CET 2008

Le Tue, 29 Jan 2008 15:23:47 +0100,
André Weber <WeberAndre at gmx.de> a écrit :

> >> Why is mtime_t a signed type ?
> >Because this type is often used to compute a difference between two
> >dates, and a difference can be signed.
> right -
> and whats about dates -- B.C.? ;-) they are truely exists, not for VLC
> but in general.

But not used in computer science, unless in specific cases (i can
imagine archeology for example).

See http://xkcd.com/376/

> André Weber

Rafaël Carré
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