[Tutor] [spoiler] Re: Shifting arrays as though they are a 'word'

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Mon Oct 8 20:28:18 EDT 2018

On 10/08/2018 07:16 AM, Chip Wachob wrote:
> All,
> Sorry for not being more clear.  I think I was nearing my fill of
> Python for the day when I wrote.
> Now, refreshed, let me see if I can fill in the blanks a bit more.
> - Bits that are shifted in either direction off the end of the
> 64-byte(or 'n' size) collection are of no use.  They are actually
> phantom bits created by the hardware that I'm trying to get rid of by
> using this shifting. 

if you have stray bits, masking is usually a better solution than shifting.

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