Re: virtual/real variable types

From: Mysidia (
Date: 12/04/01

On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 04:44:09AM -0800, George Greer wrote:
> I finally weeded out all of the "-1 = not-exist" cases for rooms, mobiles,
> and objects by realizing that if I changed "room_vnum" and friends to
> unsigned variables the compiler would helpfully point out all the cases for
> me.  So now I'm left considering whether or not to keep them unsigned.
> Argument for signed variables:
> * Custom code assuming "-1" still works.

What about custom code that uses int instead of room_vnum or
sh_int instead of room_rnum and assumes -1 still works for
invalid vnums/rnums?


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