Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
XP is just a number
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: Bit by a Hex String

by abitkin (Monk)
on Aug 29, 2003 at 14:38 UTC ( #287678=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Bit by a Hex String
in thread Bit by a Hex String

As far as I can tell, using your bit shift assumes two things that I don't have.

The first is that my string is a decimal number. It isn't. I don't know what would happen if you shifted a string filled with hex by 1.

The second is, that my hex string would fit inside a scalar. Perl numbers are limited to 64 bits, and as I mentioned, this string is 104 bits. (When converted from hex to a binary stream.)

As for the length thing, yes, that is another way to do it, I was just going for simple at the time, and I didn't want to lookup length.
==
Kwyjibo. A big, dumb, balding North American ape. With no chin.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://287678]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (4)
As of 2020-05-30 18:39 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    If programming languages were movie genres, Perl would be:















    Results (173 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?