[Python-Dev] Re: Re: Int FutureWarnings and other 2.4 TODOs

Gisle Aas gisle at ActiveState.com
Thu Dec 4 13:40:16 EST 2003

"Andrew Koenig" <ark-mlist at att.net> writes:

> An int is a 31-bit integer, INCLUDING sign.  One extra bit indicates whether
> the integer is really a number or, alternatively, a pointer to the rest of
> the representation.

This is exactly how it's done in Ruby as well.  Search for FIXNUM in


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