[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Chinese AVS video decoder

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Sun Jul 2 06:18:56 CEST 2006

Uoti Urpala wrote:

> On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 22:45 -0400, The Wanderer wrote:

[that M?ns wrote:]

>>> exception is that sizeof(char) == 1 by definition.
>> I'm curious - where (i.e. in what standard) is this defined, and
>> why?
> The C standard (any version). sizeof(char) is the unit that other
> sizes are measured in.

And it's very reasonable to have such a unit be a standard type, but I
still don't think it makes much sense to call it "char" when it
apparently has nothing to do with character data as such.

Not that my opinion is going to have much of an effect on anything else,
of course - but that fact also doesn't have much of an effect on my

       The Wanderer

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