[Tutor] Re: Print ogre

Charlie Clark charlie@begeistert.org
Fri, 22 Feb 2002 06:30:42 -0500

>| Where else does ">>" occur in Python=3F
>Right shift.
>It is a bitwise operator.  aa is 10101010 in binary.  Right shift it
>one place and you get 01010101 which in hex is 55.  Shift it two
>places and you get 00101010 which is 2a in hex.

In other words there is no overlap between the two uses. ">>" doesn't 
have a generic meaning or use making reusable in different contexts. A 
good reason for removing it in print >> as a way to remove a possible 
source of confusion. Time to check the reasons for introducing it and 
the rules for writing a PEP.