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Topic: JS coding
Replies: 27   Last Post: Feb 24, 2013 6:17 AM

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 Virgil Posts: 8,833 Registered: 1/6/11
Re: JS coding
Posted: Feb 6, 2013 4:01 AM

In article
JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 3 Feb, 23:33, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> > In article
> >
> >  JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > I do not want a counter, i want a general solution to re encode any
> > > decimal number where anybase(decimal,base) {}
> > > This is probably why people save code instead of posting it to
> > > usenet ;D

> >
> > The process involves repeated divisions with whole number quotients and
> > remainder
> >  Example: Convert 99 base 10 to base 8
> >
> > Step 1.  8 into 99 goes 12 times with 3 left over
> > Step 2.  8 into 12 goes 1  time  with 4 left over
> > Step 3.  8 into  1 goes 0  times with 1 left over
> > Stop when base goes into dividend 0 times
> >
> > Then line up the leftovers from last to first: 1,4,3
> >
> > Result 99(base 10) is 143(base 8)
> >
> > Check: 143(base 8) = 1*8^2 + 4*8^1 + 3*8^0
> >                    = 1*64  + 4*8   + 3*1
> >                    =   64  + 32    + 3
> >                    =   99  (base 10)
> > --

>
> Honestly i thought that you math guys, easily could see howto convert
> ordinary bases to zeroless NyaN bases. For me it took a week to find
> the generic algorithm for anybase to write out any number using NyaN
> base notation, but it was 15 years ago so it probably will take me a
> week or two.

The thing is that none of us see any point to converting to zeroless
bases when the systems with zeroes works so well.
>
> The annoying thing is that i know that the generic basechanger i wrote
> for standard base was written so a single line of code could change it
> to NyaN bases, but i am probably getting old because i think i have to
> start all over with NyaN algorithm. When i do changes it hangs and
> without a debugger line for line it is harder.
>
> The generic basechanger is allready working, but how do i get it to
> write out NyaN bases instead of standard bases.

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2/3/13 JT
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