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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients CuriousLearner, docs@python, mark.dickinson, martin.panter, ncoghlan, tim.peters, wolma
Date 2018-07-16.18:44:39
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The wording for change 1 looks fine to me.

For change 2, the mention of the internal representation is misleading, since the internal representation of (long) integers in current CPython is effectively sign-magnitude, and so there are some shenanigans to make the operations behave *as though* the internal representation were some form of two's complement [1]. The previously proposed wording (in msg321679) (with the "infinite sign bits" extracted into the main text as Tim suggests) looks fine to me.

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