working with binary numbers with bitwise operators
capellan2000 at yahoo.com
Sun May 30 23:48:20 CDT 2004
on Sun, 30 May 2004
Dar Scott wrote:
> Bugzilla 38 describes a problem in base conversions
> to base 10.
> The baseconvert() function uses a 32 bit
> The bit-logical operators use a 32-bit environment.
Now i understand, thanks for this clarification.
> If you need more than 32 bits you might need to
> build up multiple 32-bit numbers
Could be splitting a big number in two parts
48 bit number
divided in two 24 bit numbers
> or (as you did for shifting) use strings of 0 and 1.
> If you need to use bit shifting (and rotating) with
> the bit logical operators, you might want to make
> the number conversion.
I think that i'll use strings and custom funtions.
Thanks for your help, Dar.
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