From: Jill Ramonsky (Jill.Ramonsky@Aculab.com)
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 10:52:35 EST
I am not the one who has not thought it through. There _is_ no
difference between decimal 7 and hex 7. They are the same digit. File777
sorts before File999 in _ALL_ radices.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Allan [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 3:29 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Hexadecimal digits?
> Jill Ramonsky posted:
> > However, "File99A" (where A is a hex digit) should
> > sort (much) after both "File99A" (where A is a letter) and
> > The only way you can tell "File99(letter)A" apart from
> > is by giving the two As different codepoints.
> And the only way you can tell 7 decimal from 7 hex is by giving 7 to
> different code points, that is File777 in hex should sort
> after File999
> in decimal.
> The proposal doesn't even think about something so simple.
> Think it through.
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