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Re: Numbers as a stream of letters

by exussum0 (Vicar)
on Dec 28, 2003 at 04:02 UTC ( [id://317275]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Numbers as a stream of letters

Ugh. Numbers are stored in their native formats. I.e. 2^32 is stored in 4 bytes (2^8 * 4). Turning 4mil and change into characters gets you no-where. If you want to argue efficiency of storage, which is cheap, at least compress ala gzip :)

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