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Re: evaluating numbers

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: evaluating numbers
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:03:03 +0200

> From: Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:36:21 +0900
> Whatever I read about characters starts with the statement "Characters are 
> integers" or a differently worded equivalent.
> There is nothing that says why or how.

The answer to "why" is "because that's how characters are
implemented".  The answer to "how" is "by interpreting the integer as
character when the context requires that".

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