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Re: lynx-dev (key) Hex-ASCII values. . . ?

From: pAb-032871
Subject: Re: lynx-dev (key) Hex-ASCII values. . . ?
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 23:07:27 -0700

In "Re: lynx-dev (key) Hex-ASCII values. . . ?"
[31/May/2000 Wed 14:50:58]
Chuck Martin wrote:

> On Wed, May 31, 2000 at 11:29:43AM -0400, Philip Webb wrote:
> > not quite so easy (smile): (dec) 500 = (hex) 1F4 = (oct) 764 ...
> My favorite is: dec 25 = oct 31.  That's why programmers keep getting
> Christmas and Halloween mixed up.  :)
> Chuck

Ack. . .  That's some relief though: I thought my "bytes and words"
thing was bad.

Still amazes me how much you have to filter through web content
to find something useful though.  I went looking for some help
with base conversion today [well, yeah; I need it], and found
a link to "octal mnemonic" on a MetaCrawler results page.  I hit
the link immediately, thinking; "great, exactly what I'm looking

Octal Mnemonic is the name of a band.  Probably great musicians,
but. . .


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