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Then again, apart from the explicit (like bitwise operations and bitfields), even C tries to be hands-off about the encoding of its types.

The reason for the infamous undefinedness of signed integer overflow is precisely that C tries to be agnostic about their encoding (which mostly comes down to two's complement vs sign bit).




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