Subject: Re: [boost] New Boost.XInt Library, request preliminary review
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-07 16:48:55
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On 04/07/2010 01:57 PM, Frank Mori Hess wrote:
>>> by the way you could store the sign in the MSB of the most
>>> significant digit
>> Maybe I'm mistaken, but I thought that's what two's-complement meant.
> You are mistaken, it's not just using the most signficant bit as a sign bit.
> There's a wikipedia article on two's complement if you care.
Ah, yes, I'd forgotten the different encoding for negative numbers. It
has been about fifteen years since I looked at it last.
Oak Circle Software, Inc.
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