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Re: bit-extract seems broken.

From: Jim Blandy
Subject: Re: bit-extract seems broken.
Date: 19 Dec 2000 12:17:17 -0500

Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:
> On 19 Dec 2000, Jim Blandy wrote:
> > Negative values for the @var{start} and @var{end} arguments to
> > bit-extract aren't meaningful, as they index bits the value doesn't
> > have.  A negative start or end should be an error.
> Right, but what about extracting bits from a negative number?

Oh.  It should behave as if it were infinitely 1-extended.

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