[Tutor] how to read one bit of a byte
nephish at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 22:34:43 CET 2007
Hey thanks for all the help guys, i am at least pulling some values
that make sense.
i feel more like i am on my way.
On 2/21/07, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
> "Kent Johnson" <kent37 at tds.net> wrote
> > This is also a good application of bitwise operations.
> > a & 128 will be 128 if the high bit in a is set, 0 if it is not.
> Only for an 8 bit integer! Most integers nowadays are
> 32 bit so you need to use 0x80000000 to get the msb!
> Alan G.
> Tutor maillist - Tutor at python.org
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