Author fredrikj
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Date 2008-11-12.00:02:50
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In stdtypes.rst, x.numbits should be listed in the table under
"Bit-string Operations on Integer Types" and not in the table of
operations supported by all numeric types.

> (1) the number of bits should be computed first directly using C 
> arithmetic, and only recomputed using PyLong arithmetic if the C 
> computations overflow.

+1

> (4) I quite like the idea of having numbits be a property rather than a 
> method---might still be worth considering?

I'm not against.
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