Bit shifting limitations

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at
Mon Jul 14 07:18:32 UTC 2014

Hello John,

On 2014-07-13 at 21:29:44 +0200, John Meacham wrote:


> Another advantage of logical and arithmetic shifts is that there would
> be easier to get rid of the pesky 'Num' superclass as you wouldn't
> need Word/Int trickery and depending on dubious fromIntegaral behavior
> to get the one you want.

Btw, are you aware

doesn't have Num as its superclass anymore? Or are you referring to some
other issue?


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