Author mark.dickinson
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Date 2017-03-22.20:22:28
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Can you give some examples of concrete use-cases? I've spent the last six years or so writing scientific applications and parsing all sorts of odd binary formats, and haven't needed or wanted a popcount yet.

> (I am not a fan of the arbitrary return value).

Agreed: if this were implemented, I think raising ValueError would be the most appropriate thing to do for negative inputs.
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