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Date: Sat Dec 13 1997 - 02:11:54 EST

Michael Everson writes:

> Glen said:
> >I've never seen it on the keys of a calculator, but that does sound as
> >though it would make a fun novelty gift for a guy like me. ;-)
> The cultural question is, would people think it was OK or would they shake
> their heads at ignorant programmers who thought they were digits.

I think that the calculator test for use of digits is a
proof of existense test, not a requirement test.

Characters my be used as digits many other places, such as in
price lists, page numbers, postal numbers as indicated in other mails.


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