RE: Hexadecimal characters.

From: Alistair Vining (
Date: Fri Jun 21 2002 - 19:44:55 EDT

Roozbeh Pournader wrote:
> There is also another fact which may be interesting. My father, when he
> was a high school student, had some advanced mathematic course, where they
> also studied computation in base more than ten. They used Persian digits
> for zero to nine, and lowercase greek letters alpha, beta, ... for digits
> more than nine.

So what we really need are combining number characters: one for the digit value and
one for the base.

But oh no! only integer bases up to (number of code points allotted). How will we


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