long number multiplication

I.V. Aprameya Rao aprameya at students.iiit.net
Sun Dec 5 04:32:18 CET 2004


i have been wondering, how does python store its very long integers and 
perform aritmetic on it.

i needed to implement this myself and was thinking of storing the digits 
of an integer in a list.

however this would be very slow for operations like division etc.

so if anyone can point me to some links or some method on how to do this i 
would appreciate it

aprameya rao

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