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why byte?

any reason why java has "byte" data type?? any practical example why I need
byte data type?? Thanks a lot.
Jul 17 '05 #1
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"leza" == leza <le**********@hotmail.com> writes:

leza> any reason why java has "byte" data type?? any practical
leza> example why I need byte data type?? Thanks a lot.

If you ever need to store just 8 bits of data you will want to use a
byte (remember, a char is not a byte).

Cheers!
Shyamal
Jul 17 '05 #2
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