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    ionut@cs.columbia.edu said:
    > ... unless of course the programmer used an unsigned char when what he
    > really wanted was a signed char. But in that case even your typed min
    > macro won't save him, because what should the forced type be anyway?
    > If it's "int", nothing changes; if it's "signed char", you risk
    > truncating the int. So you end up with something like

    > min(int, a, (char)b)

    If the programmer wrote that when he really wanted a signed char, he has
    more fundamental brokenness to worry about than the min/max fun.

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    dwmw2


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