Best search algorithm to find condition within a range

jonas.thornvall at jonas.thornvall at
Wed Apr 8 16:56:05 CEST 2015

Den onsdag 8 april 2015 kl. 15:40:46 UTC+2 skrev Mel Wilson:
> On Tue, 07 Apr 2015 23:19:49 -0700, jonas.thornvall wrote:
> > And you have just created 429496729 unique symbols ;), in a pencil
> > stroke.
> No.  You did that, when you said base 429496729.  Representing the 
> symbols in a computer is no problem, any Python long int can do that.  To 
> display the symbols, you can use PIL to make up glyphs out of coloured 
> pixels 864x864.  You can keep your glyphs in GIFs.  Where you keep them 
> is up to you.  Keeping them in Tumbolia and computing them out as 
> required will work well.

Well many interpretate a numeral digit as a single unique symbol representing a number written out in one pensttroke. I just pointed out that using handwriting or underscore a compination can be considered a numerical digit in itself.

There is no need for inventing a new set of characters representing 32-bit numbers. You will not be able to learn them by heart anyway, unless they build on a interpretation system binaries, decimals. 

Of course you could rather easily create a new set building on Points and lines and their interpretation.

Well just saying the Babylonians and Sumerians already did this, even the old greek had some sort of system with 120 unique digits. But what would be the need for such system when we so easy can create a unique permutation representing any number, using our 10 digits.

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