From: Kit Peters (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Feb 15 2006 - 21:11:48 CST
Ah, I see the confusion. I'm not suggesting that specialized "hex"
characters be added to Unicode - far from it. Rather I am asking (and I see
now that the question is a bit off-topic) if any non-Western cultures do
something similar to hexadecimal notation for noting out-of-base numbers.
On 2/15/06, Murray Sargent <email@example.com> wrote:
> People have suggested adding other ABCDEF hex values to Unicode, but it's
> an interop quagmire that noone wants to wade in. Probably someone has tried
> it, but it certainly hasn't caught on
> *From:* Kit Peters [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 15, 2006 6:32 PM
> *To:* Murray Sargent
> *Cc:* email@example.com
> *Subject:* Re: hexadecimal notation in non-Western languages
> So *nobody* else in the world has ever come up with a scheme to write base
> (10+n) characters using their standard ten digits plus n characters from
> their alphabet?
> On 2/15/06, Murray Sargent <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > No. It's been discussed and overwhelmingly dismissed for a variety of
> > reasons.
> > Murray
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] *On
> > Behalf Of *Kit Peters
> > *Sent:* Wednesday, February 15, 2006 5:45 PM
> > *To:* email@example.com
> > *Subject:* hexadecimal notation in non-Western languages
> > last question of the night, I promise. :)
> > Does anybody use hexadecimal, or other non-base-10, notation in anything
> > besides Western characters?
> > Kit Peters
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