Re: Hexadecimal digits

From: Luke-Jr (
Date: Fri Jun 04 2010 - 14:14:39 CDT

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    On Friday 04 June 2010 02:00:34 pm Michael Everson 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.

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