Return and accept strings for int64s #19

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seishun commented Oct 27, 2012

In a previous PR I used Buffers primarily because a user might need to write the value to another Buffer (e.g. a TCP socket). However, I found out that the ref module provides writeInt64 functions that accept strings - and strings are infinitely more usable than Buffers.

@chrisdew chrisdew merged commit 18e89d6 into chrisdew:master Oct 29, 2012
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I think this patch is well worth having, until we figure out a good way to parameterise return types. i.e. uint64 -> String | Number | Buffer and enum -> String | Number.

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