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Re: bitwise operators in IDL?

thompson@orpheus.nascom.nasa.gov (William Thompson) writes:

> "Rick Towler" <rtowler@u.washington.edu> writes:
> >Is there a built in function in IDL for the c++ bitwise operator "&" or is
> >this going to be the first DLM i write?
> >Rick Towler
> AND, OR, and NOT are bitwise operators.
> William Thompson

Which leads to some interesting confusion sometimes when they are used
as logical operators.  Consider that:

  255 AND 'fe'xl    is false, and
  NOT 2             is true


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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