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Mark Ritchie C#
Mad about numbers
At the recent PDC in LA I had the opportunity to speak to some of the C# team. I tried to make the most of this by voicing one of my biggest bugbears with the C# language: Why make numbers so overly difficult to use? We have sbyte, byte, short, ushort, int, unit, long, ulong, float, double, decimal to represent the simple real world concept of a number. If we take the concept of a number into the software development paradigm what do we really want from it: Fidelity (How many decimal places to we ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:37 PM

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