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Re: [ddlm-group] Removing Octal,Hexadecimal and Binary as DDLm types

On 2018-02-19 13:13, Simon Westrip wrote:> Hi James - I'd be inclined just to drop the types in DDLm.> Extending the semantics used for presenting numbers> seems like placing an unnecessary burden on CIF application developers> (obliged to look out for octal, hexadecimal, binary ...)
May I chime in as an implementer:
actually, burden is not so large; if standard (libc-compatible)representations are used, all these cases are handled by standardlibraries, no extra coding is necessary.
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