Re: Octal

From: Luke-Jr (
Date: Mon Jun 07 2010 - 17:27:09 CDT

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    On Monday 07 June 2010 02:55:52 pm John H. Jenkins wrote:
    > For me, the biggest advantage for octal is that you can still count easily
    > on your fingers. (And yes, I do count on my fingers. I also still use a
    > slide rule and have been known to do long division in Roman numerals.)

    I count on my fingers in binary, skipping my ring fingers (which I find
    difficult to move independent of the two surrounding fingers)

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