On Apr 14, 2018, at 4:00 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctech wrote: > I'm familiar with Univac's having worked on the 1100 many moons ago, > But look at the line above my comment: > "you assume that a char is 8 bits, with a signed char having a range > of +/-255". > > An 8 bit signed char has the values -128 to +127, as I stated. even a 9 bit > signed char would not be +/-255 but -256 to +255.
Doesn't the 1100 use one's complement? -0 != 0, so AFAICT it's still +/-255. ok bear. -- until further notice