[Tutor] Re: Print ogre
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 14:33:32 +0100
On 0, Charlie Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >| Where else does ">>" occur in Python?
> >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.
Quite the opposite, IMO - the two uses have nothing to do with each other
and therefore won't be a source of confusion.