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Re: INDEX_SIZE_ERR from negative offset or count even though unsigned ?

From: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 10:19:28 -0400
To: "Allen, Michael B (RSCH)" <Michael_B_Allen@ml.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF5522B6B5.A34D9FEF-ON85256A8B.004E9159@pok.ibm.com>

>How can the offset or count be negative if the're unsigned?

Not all languages support unsigned integers. Java doesn't, for example. So
while IDL architecture can say a value is intended to be unsigned, a
specific language binding may not be able to comply with that request.

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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Monday, 16 July 2001 10:20:16 GMT

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