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[Bug 16604] RFE: add unsigned byte as synonym for octet

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Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:58:21 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=16604

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2012-04-03 21:58:20 UTC ---
"byte" should (and indeed does, in almost all contexts) mean 0..255, IMHO.

I recommend "short int" and "unsigned short int" if you need symmetric names,
with "byte" as a synonym for "unsigned short int". Or alternatively, "tinyint"
and "unsigned tinyint".

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