From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 11:52:50 EST
Jill Ramonsky <Jill dot Ramonsky at aculab dot com> wrote:
> 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.
No, what Jim said was:
> 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.
777 hex is greater than 999 decimal.
Of course, this is a very contrived example.
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