int/long unification hides bugs

kartik kartick_vaddadi at
Wed Oct 27 14:51:26 CEST 2004

Peter Hansen <peter at> wrote in message news:<lNudnb33tMnarOLcRVn-qw at>...
> kartik wrote:
> > thank u so much 4 your help, but i know what i'm saying without
> > assistance from clowns like u. & i dont give a damn about your rules 4
> > proper communciation, as long as i'm understood.
> I feel the need to point out in the above the parallel (and equally
> mistaken) logic with your comments in the rest of the thread.
> In the thread you basically are saying "I want high quality
> code, but I refuse to do the thing that will give it to me
> (writing good tests) as long as a tiny subset of possible bugs
> are caught by causing overflow errors at an arbitrary limit".
> Above you are basically saying "I want to be understood,
> but I refuse to do the thing that will make it easy for me
> to be understood (using proper grammer and spelling) as
> long as it's possible for people to laboriously decipher
> what I'm trying to say".


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