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Talk:How to swap variable values in Java ME using bitwise operations
i do seriously doubt that this code is any faster than swapping using a temporary variable... i think that variable assignement is at least as fast as a binary operation, if not faster. your version is making 3 binary xor, a version using temp variable will be using 3 assignement and so the 2 will execute as fast.Ya it's right but this concept is useful for memory utilization. because the third variable increases the memory size little bit.-- 10:18, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
This is a simple code but it uses a Bitwise XOR operator for swapping the values between two variables. So the extra third variable is not needed for swapping the values between variables.