Author fredrikj
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Date 2008-12-13.16:43:32
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FYI, Brent & Zimmermann call this function nbits(n) in "Modern Computer
Arithmetic": http://www.loria.fr/~zimmerma/mca/pub226.html

I don't really care much about the name though.

In the documentation, should "same value as ``x.bit_length``" not be
"same value as ``x.bit_length()``"?
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