int/long unification hides bugs

Grant Edwards grante at
Tue Oct 26 06:33:24 CEST 2004

On 2004-10-26, Steve Holden <steve at> wrote:

> Come on, the answer should clearly have been seven. Don't try your trick 
> with ne, buddy. I know octal is the only true number system.

Ah, but split octal or, uh, unsplit octal?

  377 377  vs.  177777

That is the real question. 

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