Re: Adding Other Classes and Object Extra Bitvectors

From: Sammy (
Date: 04/07/96

On Sun, 7 Apr 1996, Steve wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Apr 1996, Sammy wrote:
> > After z you would use caps, starting with A, B, C, etc.  Keep in mind 
> > that you can only have 32 flags.  Once you've got 32, you'll have to add 
> > another long bitvector or do some fancy bit handling.
> what if i wanted to use a long double (80 to 96bits depending on 
> compiler/platform) what ascii flags would/could i use or would i have to 
> write a new asciflag_convert() function?

I think the conversion uses the standard ascii table, so after Z you'd 
get into punctuation I believe, or possibly numbers.  Keep in mind that 
if you use a long double you may not be able to compile your code on 
other operating systems.


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