[CF-metadata] Add new integer types to CF?
chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Sep 21 23:10:35 MDT 2017
"One byte numeric data should be stored using the byte
or unsigned byte data type."
> It too is copied from CF 1.7, and I think its intent was to tell
> people to store 1-byte numeric data as type byte not type char.
> With that rationale, if the sentence was in 1.7 then
> it should probably be in 1.8,
yup --it's clear to me, and not annoyingly redundant.
The truth is that char type IS used a lot on old C code for numeric data.
> although I'll go with
> the consensus.
> Charlie Zender, Earth System Sci. & Computer Sci.
> University of California, Irvine 949-891-2429 )'(
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