string.atoi and string.atol broken?

Peter Otten __peter__ at
Wed Jan 26 06:26:59 EST 2005

Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 08:58:45 +0100, rumours say that Peter Otten
> <__peter__ at> might have written:
>>By the way, does anyone know the Greek name for 36?
> triakontahexadecimal would be a nice compromise of greek and the
> "hexadecimal" convention of having six before ten -- "???" ("hexi") is
> six, "????" ("deka") is ten, "?????????" ("triakonta") is thirty.  I
> think in ancient Greek sometimes units came before tens, just like in
> German (another similarity is the verb in the end of the sentence, as
> Mark Twain also noted sometime in a humourous article AFAIR.)
> In current Greek hexadecimal is "????????????" ("dekaexadikon").

The Latin part escaped me. Now we need unicode names in Python, and the fun
can really begin.

I had you in mind with my question, thank you. 


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