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Unsigned Rightshift operator

Savith Kumar

Joined: Jun 05, 2002
Posts: 1
Hi All,
I have a question:
Where, when & why do we need unsigned rightshift operator?
Thanks in advance.
Cindy Glass
"The Hood"

Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
Any time that you need to divide by 2 (or 4 or 8 etc) and you don't care about the sign??
If you are working micro chips and space is a BIG concern, then bit operations become much more important.
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