Re: Hexadecimal digits

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Tue Jun 08 2010 - 06:28:22 CDT

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    On 06/08/2010 02:21 AM, Luke-Jr wrote:
    > On Tuesday 08 June 2010 01:14:46 am Andr Szabolcs Szelp wrote:
    >> BTW, this is also the main reason why decimal and SI _is_ more usable
    >> than any pre-SI system, including the Imperial/English you claim to be
    >> superior in several respects.
    > All you've done is say "people use decimal" in long form. If one writes and
    > speaks tonal, and adopts the "overall" tonal system, decimal has no
    > advantage... Nystrom addresses all these common (and not so common-- even
    > music!) situations in his book, with exception obviously to digital data sizes
    > (bytes) which are very trivially adapted in with the rest.

    This is really no longer even marginally relevant. This has become a
    discussion of why hex counting or decimal counting is or is not
    superior, which is not really something that is subject to judgment
    here. If all you are doing is pointing out why teaching hex counting is
    better or worse, you shouldn't be posting it here.


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