[ka-Map-users] way to version 1.1
Steve.Lime at dnr.state.mn.us
Thu Aug 30 14:32:36 EDT 2007
I think hex now that you've explained it...
>>> On 8/30/2007 at 10:28 AM, in message <46D6E239.9080002 at mapgears.com>, Daniel
Morissette <dmorissette at mapgears.com> wrote:
> Steve Lime wrote:
>> I like it. I wish one didn't have to know hex notation but this seems really
> flexible otherwise.
> Well, hex is not mandatory... I guess we could also use decimal
> notation, ex:
> 4.10.3 = 4*1000000 + 10*1000 + 3 = 4010003
> It's just that if one makes the mistake of using leading zeros to make
> it "look good" with 9 digits (e.g. "004010003") then they end up in an
> octal number and comparisons will fail. That's probably why I have a
> tendency to use hex instead of decimal for this kind of stuff since the
> leading zero (e.g. 0x040a03) is perfectly fine in hex notation.
> What do others think? Decimal or hex?
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