Annoying octal notation
Piet van Oostrum
piet at cs.uu.nl
Fri Aug 21 22:44:41 CEST 2009
>>>>> Derek Martin <code at pizzashack.org> (DM) wrote:
>DM> I fail to see how 0O012, or even 0o012 is more intelligible than 012.
>DM> The latter reads like a typo, and the former is virtually
>DM> indistinguishable from 00012, O0012, or many other combinations that
>DM> someone might accidentally type (or intentionally type, having to do
>DM> this in dozens of other programming languages).
You're right. Either hexadecimal should have been 0h or octal should
have been 0t :=)
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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