Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Dec 29 02:48:50 GMT 2005

Thomas Braxton wrote:
>> Was the whole KConfig stuff not supposed to independant on what is
>> below? So you could not always assume that it is text below.
>Exactly. If someone implements something different for Windows/OSX or
>implemtents one of the other config systems listed on the kde wiki, who
> knows what the underlying implementation will be.

So use "Integer" which is the largest available integer in that 
architecture and let the implementation deal with how to best store it. 
Don't impose sizes or arbitrary limits at all.

Example: 64-bit Integer with value = 42 can be stored as a single byte.
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4. And æfter se scieppend ingelogode, he wrát "cenn", ac eala! se 
rihtendgesamnung andswarode "cenn: ne wát hú cennan 'eall'. Ástynt."
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