2007.07.28 19:15 "Re: [Tiff] TIFFShiftArrayOfLong", by Oliver Geisen
> Shifting more than 7 bits *does* makes sense; shifting an array by > 24 bits is the same as shifting the array by three bytes. It is not
> the same as not shifting at all.
Shifting by 24 bits is equal to move three bytes and for moving you don't need bit-manipulation (which is slow by design). For me, bit-shifting applies to smaller than 8 bit data only, because everything else could be made with byte (or more) moves.