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bug#6374: 23.2; manual language fixes


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#6374: 23.2; manual language fixes
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 05:50:57 +0200

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 5:36 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 05:05:45 +0200
>> Cc: Warren L Dodge <address@hidden>, address@hidden
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 4:46 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >> From: Warren L Dodge <address@hidden>
>> >> Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 17:45:56 -0700
>> >> Cc:
>> >>
>> >> If the radix is greater than 10, some letters starting with `a' serve as
>> >> part of a character code, just like digits.                  ^
>> >>                                                              ^
>> >> Not sure but it seems something is wrong here ---------------^ Maybe is
>> >> should be 'a'-'f'. Anyway it doesn't seem to read as I would think.
>> >
>> > Emacs supports radix values beyond 16, so a-f is not enough.  It's
>> > actually a-z.
>>
>>
>> I would expect it to be a-w (since then 0-9a-w are 32 "digits").
>
> ??? What's so magical about the number 32?

Oh, my misunderstanding. I thought the only interesting radixes where 2**n.





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