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JDK-6245253 : add uint8, uint16, uint32, uint64, sint8, sint16, sint32, sint64

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2005-03-24
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2010-05-09
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2005-04-26
Component:
specification
OS:
windows_xp
Sub-Component:
language
CPU:
x86
Priority:
P4
Resolution:
Not an Issue
Affected Versions:
5.0
Fixed Versions:

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Description
A DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUEST :
cannot use all of uint8, uint16, uint32, uint64, sint8, sint16, sint32, sint64 explicitly.

JUSTIFICATION :
it is annoying not to be able to use uint8, uint16, uint32, uint64, sint8, sint16, sint32, sint64 explicitly.

EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
EXPECTED -
use all of uint8, uint16, uint32, uint64, sint8, sint16, sint32, sint64 explicitly.
ACTUAL -
Have int, long, char, byte ..
Where's the unsigned?

CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
Can use bitwise ops on ints for "unsigned" ..
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