Originally posted by George Marinkovich:
As long as the numeric values that are stored in this field are less than (2 to the 15th power) - 1 (i.e., 32,767) then whether you use readShort() or readUnsignedShort() you would get the same answer.
Your last name is not that long. OK, you beat me by two letters, but you're 3 letters short compared to my fiancee. I don't think we'll be hyphenating our last names when we get married (28 letters if you count the hyphen).