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Re: small integers

> Date: Tue, 13 Oct 1992 22:33:27 -4
> From: jim@fpr.com (James E. O'Dell)
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When I said "often" I meant that the compiler can often optimize the code, not 
that the code would often return the correct answer.  The infrequent case 
would be slightly slower code that has to do an overflow check, not code that 
returns the wrong answer!