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Re^15: Module for 128-bit integer math? (updated)by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Feb 12, 2011 at 14:41 UTC||Need Help??|
2) It removes the need for sub bcount()
That does miss the point, which was not what the bcount() sub did, but the way it did it.
The result of using bitwise math using arbitrary precision doesn't follow the fix-width integer semantics. Ie. the math isn't automatically module 2^128.
That means you get quite different results:
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