RE: Hexadecimal digits?

Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 05:12:37 EST

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    > >Well, obviously I support this totally, since I suggested the same
    > >thing myself on this list earlier this year (see
    > >
    > >
    > >I am 100% in favor of adding hex digits to Unicode. I speak as a
    > >programmer, and as a designer of software architecture. There /is/ a
    > >need for this.
    > There are oceans of data out there with ABCDEF used already.

    And rivers of code parsing and generating the same ABCDEF.

    > What do you propose to do about that?

    I think the proposals either to have the six "hexalphadigits" or the sixteen
    "hexdigits" or the 256 "bytedigits" are doomed to have about as much usage as
    the equally well-intentioned Unicode LS and PS.

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