[LAU] logical AND in Faust

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Date: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 7:39 pm

Hi,

I tried to post this to faust-users-list, but since I changed my email-adress
this was refused. Now, after spending a week of "awaiting moderator approval",
I decided to post my question here, and I hope that some of the faust-guys
might be around.

I have a problem understanding this piece of faust-code:

index( n ) = &( n - 1 ) ~ + ( 1 );

It is from the faust-soft-computing.pdf. I do understand that it works like a
counter and I think it should jump back to 0 when it reaches n - 1. But
what exactly is the logical AND operator doing? In the quick reference it is
sayed, that primitives behave like their C counterpart. O.k. I don't have any
experience in C, but I realy tried to figure this out. To me it seemed, that
the "&" operator in C would give back the smaller value of the two compared.
So in this case it would give pack the line from 0 to n-1 and then continue
with streaming n-1. But that would not make any sense if it is used in a
delay-line, to calculate the read/write index, does it?

Please correct me if I missunderstood something and thank you for help.

Kind regards,

Bjoern
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Messages in current thread:
[LAU] logical AND in Faust, Bjoern Lindig, (Mon Nov 30, 7:39 pm)
Re: [LAU] logical AND in Faust, Arnold Krille, (Mon Nov 30, 8:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] logical AND in Faust, Bjoern Lindig, (Mon Nov 30, 9:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] logical AND in Faust, Ken Restivo, (Wed Dec 2, 8:59 pm)
Re: [LAU] logical AND in Faust, hermann, (Thu Dec 3, 5:00 am)