From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 04 2010 - 14:23:46 CDT
On 4 Jun 2010, at 21:14, Luke-Jr wrote:
>> A wide variety of numeric systems ***IS*** supported in the UCS. You can do sums in Sumerian and Egyptian and Linear B and Phoenician and lots of other numeric systems.
> Sumerian is basically bar counting, and the others are all base 10. Hardly a wide variety, just different symbols meaning the same thing. None of which provide 16 digits needed for a hexadecimal numbering system.
One mentioned 0123456789ABCDEF, and the fact that one has software already which does sums in this hexadecimal notation.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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