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Re: format hex numbers


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: format hex numbers
Date: 31 Mar 2002 12:50:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.50

address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii) writes:

> On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> 
> > `format' drops digits beyond the least 7 when printing hex numbers,
> > since it inherits this behavior from `sprintf'.
> 
> Can you please post an example?  I'm not sure I understand the report and 
> the problem.

It sounds almost like the OP is not aware that Elisp integers are
just 28 bits.

By the way, the last few recent bug reports I sent with Emacs CVS
never solicited one peep of a response.  Is address@hidden
a dead address by now?  If it is, the CVS Emacs should send somewhere
else.

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David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
Email: address@hidden



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