Re: hexatridecimal internationalisation

From: Hans Aberg (haberg@math.su.se)
Date: Tue Jun 19 2007 - 13:01:16 CDT

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    On 19 Jun 2007, at 19:46, Otto Stolz wrote:

    > JFC Morfin had written:
    >> I have H7 Hexatridecimal (295 in decimal) in ASCII,
    >
    > I do not understand your system: 295 (base 10) is 836 + 7,
    > so you are saying that you wish to write H for digit 8,
    > and 7 for digit 7?

    It is probably a typo; see <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
    Hexatridecimal>. Just write the numbers 0-35 as 0-9, A-Z, so that H =
    15. Then H7 = 17*36+7 = 619.

    >> how do I write it in Greek or Arab characters.
    >
    > Hans Aberg has replied:
    >> it seems that you somehow want to get hold of 26 Greek or Arab
    >> letters to do it.
    >
    > Only that the Greek alphabet has less than 26 characters,
    > and it has a tradition of using particular letters as
    > digits.

    In the month since the first post, not much information has been given.

       Hans Aberg



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