A N Niel
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Re: Is there a name for this notation?
Posted:
Oct 9, 2011 8:38 AM


In article <4e919166$0$29981$c3e8da3$5496439d@news.astraweb.com>, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python@pearwood.info> wrote:
>[...]> > You'd need either a digit for 100, or some notation for grouping digits. > E.g.: > > 2^10 => A > 2^11 => B > 2^12 => C > ... > > but since we can't realistically have an infinite number of unique symbols, > a grouping notation might be better: > > 2^100 + 2^50 + 2^10 + 2^2 = (100)(50)(10)2
Since it is just a set anyway, maybe {100,50,10,2}
> [...] >

