From: Hans Aberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Mar 09 2011 - 05:42:02 CST
On 9 Mar 2011, at 12:18, André Szabolcs Szelp wrote:
>>> thus further proving that existing Unicode characters, without markup,
>>> are sufficient.
>> One might, more succinctly, use ":" as separator, in view of that is already in use in the case of time for hours, minutes and seconds, like in 25:31:37.348 = 25:31:37₆₀.348₁₀ = 1:01₂₄:31:37₆₀.348₁₀ when the base changes to count days and fractions. The example above then becomes:
> ... or even ".", in view of that it is in use in the case of the
> Meso-American Long Count Calendar (scientific notation), successfully
> employed even with mixed base (like with time data), based on a common
> convention. ;-)
Dots are also used for IPv4, but it becomes ambiguous if one needs a fractional part.
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