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22290[Clip] Re: Finding gaps in a sequence

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  • Eb
    Dec 2 6:32 AM
      Yes, I was still confused by my earlier attempt to convert character codes to hex codes using ascii.

      My test clip still had elements of hex code in it.

      Color me embarrassed.

      Eb

      --- In ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, Art Kocsis <artkns@...> wrote:
      >
      > At 11/30/2011 13:28, Eb wrote:
      > >The alphabet is like a base-26 number set (English aplhabet), after
      > >shifting a to zero. Straight conversion to numbers creates gaps, where it
      > >rolls to the next digit, i.e. aaz --> aba has a gap of 26!, the value of
      > >the next digit, and azz to baa has a gap much larger!
      >
      > If I am interpreting correctly what you said here, the statement is not
      > correct - there is no gap using the alphabet as symbols for a base 26
      > numbering system.
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