RE: Hexadecimal digits

From: John Dlugosz (
Date: Fri Jun 04 2010 - 11:55:55 CDT

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    Those things really happen when writing in assembly language. I recall having to write "numbers" that only begin with a decimal digit, so "a fish" is a word, and "0ah fish" is a number. In C and C++, "a" is a word and "0xa" is a number.

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    > Subject: Re: Hexadecimal digits
    > On Friday 04 June 2010 08:51:05 am Otto Stolz wrote:
    > > In any case, you have to know the base of every number
    > > you are going to parse. This stems from the fact that
    > > the same digits are used for all number systems.
    > But you first need to know if it is a number or a word.
    > Can you drink cafe coffee?
    > Am I asking about coffee from a cafe (place), or asking if you
    > can
    > handle 51,996 (decimal) cups of coffee?
    > May I have a fish?
    > One fish or ten?
    > Just two examples I can think of offhand that make a-f insufficient.

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