itoa'd you so?

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Wed Sep 19 16:37:47 MDT 2007


Bryan Sant wrote:
> This only supports a base of up to 16.  Make me wonder what the limit
> is for the actual libc runtime's itoa implementation.  We use a base
> 59 number in some software I use here at work.  Why 59 and not 64?
> Because we've removed the vowels so it's impossible for swear words to
> be generated :-).

itoa is not a standard c library routine, as far as I can tell.  It
exists in a non-standard way in some libc's, but it's certainly not
portable.





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