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Re^4: Efficient bit counting with a twist.by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Jan 28, 2013 at 12:11 UTC||Need Help??|
It's funny, I'm sure we've all read that document numerous times, and yet before this I never noticed the % feature.
I've read it many times, and use the bit-counting form regularly; but always as '%32b*'.
As soon as I half read AnomalousMonk's post, the significance/simplicity of using a count rather than '*' became immediately obvious to me, and I physically blushed red in the realisation.
The only factor that slightly lessened my embarrassment was that I was not the only one who missed it. But only slightly :)
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