[Python-Dev] Deprecation warning on integer shifts and such

Barry A. Warsaw barry@python.org
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 09:53:12 -0400

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

    GvR> If you propose this as a Python module, I'm +/- 0; I don't
    GvR> have the need, and I feel you can do all of this already, but
    GvR> I can see that there may be one or two things that beginners
    GvR> at bit-fiddling might find useful (like how to do sign
    GvR> extension or sign folding without an if statement).

A HOWTO might also suffice.