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

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 12:32:50 EDT 2018

On 09/10/18 17:10, Alan Gauld via Tutor wrote:
> On 09/10/18 13:45, Chip Wachob wrote:
>> Another related question.  How do I know I want to do dir(int) vs.. I
>> don't know dir(long)?
> Because you want to convert the byte array into an int.
> And there is no long in Python...

Really? :)

mark at mark-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ python
Python 2.7.15rc1 (default, Apr 15 2018, 21:51:34)
[GCC 7.3.0] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
 >>> dir(long)
['__abs__', '__add__', '__and__', '__class__', '__cmp__', '__coerce__', 
'__delattr__', '__div__', '__divmod__', '__doc__', '__float__', 
'__floordiv__', '__format__', '__getattribute__', '__getnewargs__', 
'__hash__', '__hex__', '__index__', '__init__', '__int__', '__invert__', 
'__long__', '__lshift__', '__mod__', '__mul__', '__neg__', '__new__', 
'__nonzero__', '__oct__', '__or__', '__pos__', '__pow__', '__radd__', 
'__rand__', '__rdiv__', '__rdivmod__', '__reduce__', '__reduce_ex__', 
'__repr__', '__rfloordiv__', '__rlshift__', '__rmod__', '__rmul__', 
'__ror__', '__rpow__', '__rrshift__', '__rshift__', '__rsub__', 
'__rtruediv__', '__rxor__', '__setattr__', '__sizeof__', '__str__', 
'__sub__', '__subclasshook__', '__truediv__', '__trunc__', '__xor__', 
'bit_length', 'conjugate', 'denominator', 'imag', 'numerator', 'real']

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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