Re: Hexadecimal never again

From: Jim Allan (
Date: Wed Aug 20 2003 - 20:54:10 EDT

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    Ben Dougall wrote about what is used for hex characters:

    > which'll be whatever characters happen to be used to represent those
    > sections of the character set on their machines: 0x30 - 0x39, 0x41 -
    > 0x46 and 0x61 - 0x66.

    Not in EBCDIC (and other older character sets) they aren't. There are a
    lot of mainframe systems still using EBCDIC encodings.

    Jim Allan

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