bitwise shifts gone?

Jerry Jensen jerry at jhjensen.com
Sat Jun 30 13:03:52 EDT 2018


> On Jun 30, 2018, at 8:00 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Indeed. I'm not too upset about the loss of the bitshift operators other than the lack of backward compatibility, but I'm surprised by their demise. In terms of minimal use of microprocessor cycles I'd expect that the fastest would be
> 
> a || (b << 8) || (c << 16) || (d << 32)

Yabut - I don’t know if LCScript understands integer numerics. Aren’t numbers always handled as floating point?
.Jerry





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