fixed size integer arithmetic

Paul Leyland paul at
Wed Aug 29 12:23:09 CEST 2007


On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 11:16, Paul Leyland wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 10:46, Paul Zimmermann wrote:
> > Please could you be more specific? What do you expect if the size is fixed to
> > one bit, and you compute 1+1?
> I think the original spec. was unambiguous on this point.   As I read
> it, he's asking for arithmetic in Z/Z_N where N is a fixed power of two.

It should, of course, be "arithmetic in Z_N".  I don't know why a
spurious "Z/" crept in.  I do know that I need to improve my proof


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