[Python-Dev] Drop support for ones' complement machines?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Dec 1 17:08:58 CET 2009

>> I'd rather prefer to explicitly list what CPython assumes about the
>> outcome of specific operations. If this is just about &, |, ^, and ~,
>> then its fine with me.
> I'm not even interested in going this far:

I still am: with your list of assumptions, it is unclear (to me, at
least) what the consequences are. So I'd rather see an explicit list
of consequences, instead of buying a pig in a poke.


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