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Re: master ac1d15e95c 1/2: ; * src/data.c (Fash): More precise doc strin

From: Mattias Engdegård
Subject: Re: master ac1d15e95c 1/2: ; * src/data.c (Fash): More precise doc string
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2022 16:19:52 +0200

19 juli 2022 kl. 15.49 skrev Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>:

> I'm afraid I find the modified doc string less self-explanatory wrt
> what happens when VALUE is negative.  It might be more accurate, but
> makes it harder to understand what happens in that case.

The old text was definitely not self-explanatory; it made me more confused than 
But let's try again. What about:

Return VALUE with its bits shifted left by COUNT.
If COUNT is negative, shifting is actually to the right.
Values are shifted as an infinitely wide two's complement representation; each 
shift step multiplies (left-shifting) or divides (right-shifting) the value by 
two, rounding down.
VALUE and COUNT must be integers.

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