From: Hans Aberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 08 2011 - 16:50:05 CST
On 8 Mar 2011, at 22:25, Doug Ewell wrote:
>> For example, suppose I needed, for some reason, the write the number
>> 1927631 (base 10) expressed in base 360. The base 360 digits for that
>> are 14, 314, and 191. I could then easily express the number as
> Or even:
> thus further proving that existing Unicode characters, without markup,
> are sufficient.
One might, more succinctly, use ":" as separator, in view of that is already in use in the case of time for hours, minutes and seconds, like in 25:31:37.348 = 25:31:37₆₀.348₁₀ = 1:01₂₄:31:37₆₀.348₁₀ when the base changes to count days and fractions. The example above then becomes:
This shows that those specifications are only needed occasionally, if the context is unclear.
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