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It's interesting when trying to do automated code analysis, and C is an important target for that, since it's used everywhere. But computer programs have a hard time to know when type limits are important and when they're not (or in fact not anticipated by the developer) - so they have to cover all cases.

(IMHO) For obscure cases, there's ideally some clearer version of the same behaviour that could be recommended to the developer - either helping them to find a potential error or to have them use a less ambiguous and easier to understand notation.

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