[TUHS] Happy Programmers' Day!

Dave Horsfall 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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