Re: Hexadecimal digits

From: David Starner (
Date: Fri Jun 04 2010 - 17:45:15 CDT

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    On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 6:14 PM, Mark E. Shoulson <> wrote:
    > For a while I even joined the Dozenal Society, which advocates for base-12.
    >  Base-12 has the advantage (over base-10 and base-16) of many divisors, so
    > division radix notation (to the right of the radix point) is easier.

    I once thought of making a proposal for dozenal digits. The problem
    was, while I had several sources, and could with some work find a
    number more, for the existence of special characters 10 and 11, I
    could find no case where the two different sources used similar
    glyphs; to unify them would probably be about the widest disparity in
    glyphic variation unified into one character in Unicode, and I doubted
    it would fly.

    Kie ekzistas vivo, ekzistas espero.

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