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Long to Float conversion
Joined: May 07, 2002
May 07, 2002 20:12:00
Hi All ,
I have a very basic doubt as to how can a conversion from long to float not require any explicit casting or why is it known as widening conversion?
Long is 64 bits and float is 32 bits so doesn't the number get truncated when a cast occurs?
Joined: Jan 07, 2002
May 07, 2002 21:12:00
Here are a couple of previous threads that discuss this issue:
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Long to Float conversion
RHE - Conversion of primitives
float to int
Conversion from long to float
Long to Float
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