Author fredrikj
Recipients fredrikj, loewis, mark.dickinson, pitrou, rhettinger, terry.reedy, vstinner
Date 2008-12-16.14:11:05
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When did the name change back to numbits? Anyway, I think this reference
implementation is better:

def numbits(x):
    x = abs(x)
    n = 0
    while x:
        n += 1
        x //= 2
    return n

(//= 2 could be changed to >>= 1)
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