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why is 'unsigned' not supported in java

Lakhsmi V B Kanduri

Joined: Oct 01, 2007
Posts: 1
can anyone please let me know why is the following code not working fine?

public class TestFor {
public static void main(String [] args) {

signed int x = 10;
for (int y=0; y<5; y++, x--)
System.out.print(" " + x);
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Welcome to JavaRanch.

The title of your post contains the answer to your question: Java does not have "signed" and "unsigned" keywords. byte, short, int and long are by definition signed.
fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11957

Java is not C.

There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors
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