Further insights into size_t by Dan Saks [an excerpt]
9/1/2007 1:01 AM EDT
Using size_t may be awkward for some programmers, but using it still solves more problems than it creates.
In my previous column, I explained why both the C and C++ standard libraries define a typedef named size_t and how you should use that type in your programs.1 That article generated quite a few interesting questions and comments, some of which I’d like to share with you.
Is size_t really unsigned?
One diligent reader noticed that his compiler didn’t implement size_t as I said it should: …