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On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
<> wrote:
> A call to math.arshift(x,d) will be even slower than x // 2^d.

... but more readable on some contexts

disclaimer, i'm firmly in the camp of "not care about arithmethic
shift".  to me, shift is a pure bit operation, "signed" and
"arithmetic" are meanings attributed on top of the underlying bits.