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Re: Working with binaries

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  • Subject: [mg47993] Re: Working with binaries
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 08:11:00 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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primitive low leve programming languages miss use 1 and 0
for boolean expressions True and False, but in Mathematica
you have to use True and False and !True gives False and
Not[True] gives also False.


Luca wrote:
> Is it possible with mathematica to work with binaries? I did it in another
> system by typing: OutputBase := Binary. I was also trying to find the function
> NOT, i.e. that function which gives:
> !1 = 0
> !0 = 1
> I found in the help BitNot, but BitNot[1] gives me -2.
> Thanks for any advice.
> Luca

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