COMP-5

Syntax:

>>-.---.--COMP-5--"integer"----------------><
   +-/-+

Parameters:

integer
Must be one of:
1
Behavior as in earlier versions of this Compiler. The sign is dropped.
2
The sign is not dropped. Negative numbers are stored in two's complement form, so that, except for their byte-order being machine dependent, unsigned COMP-5 items behave like COMP-X. This results in highly efficient arithmetic on unsigned COMP-5 items.

Properties:

Default: COMP-5"2"
Phase: Syntax check
$SET: Initial