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SubjectRe: [IDEA+RFC] Possible solution for min()/max() war


On Fri, 24 Aug 2001, Brad Chapman wrote:

> > >
> > > What do you think, sir?
> >
> > Use different inline functions for signed and unsigned.
> > Explicitly.
>
> OK. That sounds reasonable, but do we want to do another forced
> change, or do we want to hide it? That seems to be the root of the problem:
> keeping the same API but making it work _right_.

Existing API is wrong. "Hiding" is precisely what's wrong here - we
use the same name for two subtly different functions.

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