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Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients anon, hct, mark.dickinson, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, tim.peters, vstinner
Date 2013-12-09.09:59:36
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> For example, `i.bits_at(0, 52)` to get at a double's mantissa requires no thought at all to write or to read later; bit-level gibberish like

I agree that special function or method looks more clear. But I suppose that in many cases the performance does matter. And function call has larger overhead in current Python.
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