[OT] Bit twiddling homework

Ben Bacarisse ben.lists at bsb.me.uk
Fri Jul 20 07:38:03 EDT 2018


Brian Oney <brian.j.oney at googlemail.com> writes:

> On Fri, 2018-07-20 at 06:37 +0000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:25:04 +0200, Brian Oney via Python-list wrote:
>> 
>> > PS: Can I twiddle bits in Python?
>> 
>> Yes.
>> 
>> These operators work on ints:
>> 
>>   bitwise AND:  &
>>   bitwise OR:   |
>>   bitwise XOR:  ^
>> 
> That's right I had forgotten about that.

There's also ~ for bitwise negation.  Rather than explain what this
means in a language with an unbounded integer type, you might like to
experiment, er, a bit.  (Excuse the pun.)

-- 
Ben.


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