Bitwise operations on user defined stream fields for custom protocol (or specific "data chunks") analyzers within scriptland is one reason.

-AK

On May 23, 2014 9:44 PM, "Vern Paxson" <vern@icir.org> wrote:
> Looks like it wouldn't be too difficult to add bitwise operators that work
> on integral types (int and count)

Sure.  But can you please sketch a compelling use case for which it's
important to add this functionality?  That's the general bar for deciding
what sort of features to add.

                Vern
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