Unicode hexadecimal characters

Thinkit a at b.com
Thu Jun 20 03:35:15 CEST 2002


"Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> wrote in message
news:3D112C60.9C3D2F9F at engcorp.com...
> Thinkit wrote:
> >
> > It's a bit OT but does Unicode support the digits ten through fifteen
> > (for hexadecimal)?
>
> Do you mean "does Unicode have unique glyphs representing the
> hexadecimal digits ten through fifteen other than the standard
> A, B, C... ?"

Yes, that's what I mean.  I looked at the spec and saw a lot of different
numerals, including 1-20 for circled numbers.  Will have to examine it
again.

> Unicode of course supports various glyphs for A through F, but
> it has nothing to do with other representations of bases other
> than ten and under, as far as I know.
>
> Not sure if that's exactly what you meant...
>
> -Peter





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