From: Shawn Steele (Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com)
Date: Wed Mar 09 2011 - 11:56:23 CST
(Really digressing, but it's not always groups of 3, some locales have groups of 2, or even different groups in different places. (Do bases ever change?))
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mark E. Shoulson
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 5:45 AM
Subject: Re: Assigning a plane for mapping digits for many different bases
On 03/09/2011 06:56 AM, André Szabolcs Szelp wrote:
> 2011/3/9 Hans Aberg<email@example.com>:
>> Dots are also used for IPv4, but it becomes ambiguous if one needs a fractional part.
> Oh, quite a lot of people use "," for fractional parts...
I suppose in a sense the convention of using , to separate out groups of three digits (or spaces, in some locales) can be seen as an example of using base-1000.
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