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loss of precision error

Puneet N Vyas
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when we compile this it gives possible loss of precision which is obvious,but why this same code runs in other language c/c++,i run it on linux based gcc compiler,can any one tell why this happens

Ronald Schild
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It compiles in other languages because there are differences between java and say, c++.

However, with c=(c+i) you assign an integer to a char which is a downcast that you need to make explicit.

All numbers are implicitly widened to an int when used in a calculation. The result is also at least an int.


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