andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 25 19:57:37 CEST 2011
Quoting the Haddock documentation for Data.Bits.bitSize:
"Return the number of bits in the type of the argument. The actual value
of the argument is ignored. The function bitSize is undefined for types
that do not have a fixed bitsize, like Integer."
Does anybody else think it would be *far* more useful if bitSize applied
to an Integer would tell you how many bits that particular Integer is
using? Especially given that it can vary?
Is there a way to actually determine how many bits are in an Integer?
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