Re: OT: Requesting C advice

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Les wrote:

sizeof generally returns size in bytes or words (depending on how the
implementer read the spec) I have never seen it return words.

sizeof(.) is required to return the size in bytes, period. A byte may
have 32 bits.

    And the Cray stored 8 characters in 64 bits using ASCII coding a
LONG time ago.  I had forgotten about that.  I think that was the model
where you sat on the processing unit when you were at the console.

The DEC KAL10 stored 5 characters in a 36 bit word with one bit
left over for anything you wanted to do with it! It used 7 bit ASCII,
of course.

Oppose globalization and One World Governments like the UN.
This message made from 100% recycled bits.
You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!

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