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Primitive casting

 
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Why does the compiler allow



But it doesnt allow



I know the default type for Integer literals is an int and that the default type for floating point literals is double.
Why does it allow a 32bit (int) value to be assigned to a 16bit(short) but not a 64 bit(double) to a 32 bit(float)?
 
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A similar question was asked a while ago - implicit casting
 
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