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Re: Some comments relating to ICFP contest

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Andre van Tonder <andre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Conceded.  But the context of my comment was efficiency.  How likely
> is it that implementations will compile the expression (exact-and (* x
> y) #xFFFFFFFF) to the single machine instruction available on many
> architectures?

I would think it's about as likely as a "32-bit type" doing the same
thing.  On a 32-bit architecture, if your values are tagged, ...

Cheers =8-} Mike
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