Re: Using functions for MAX and MIN limits thierusability.

From: George Greer (
Date: 04/21/01

On Sat, 21 Apr 2001, Peter Ajamian wrote:

> George Greer wrote:
>> The functions cause signed/unsigned problems but those can get compiler
>> warnings.
>Wouldn't it be better if it just worked?

Between subtle run-time failure and compiler warning, I'll take the latter.
You can at least tolerate a SMAX/UMAX combination for cases where it
matters.  Clean? Not really, but better than confusing yourself with extra
side-effects, especially since 'b++' is only a trivial example.

George Greer

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