[TUHS] Happy Programmers' Day!
dave at horsfall.org
Wed Sep 16 00:10:14 AEST 2015
On Sat, 12 Sep 2015, Norman Wilson wrote:
> Today is The Day of the Programmer, being the 0x100'th day of the year.
> Are you sure you want to use that radix as your standard?
> You risk putting a hex on our profession.
Guilty as charged, m'lud... First computer I programmed was a PDP-8 i.e.
octal, but that would've been in FOCAL or BASIC. My first hex was the
mighty IBM-360/50 (and I loathed EBCDIC ever since).
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
I'll support shark-culling when they have been observed walking on dry land.
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