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Re: [Scheme-reports] digit-value

Peter Bex scripsit:

> Code that does this will very often also contain code that does
> something similar for hex-digits.

True, but it's hard to know where to stop.  Should it provide support for
the many other uses of letters for enumeration?  In outlines, A = 1 in
English, and #\Alpha = 1 in Greek.  What about the Unicode Roman-numeral
characters, or the many Chinese characters that have traditional numeric

Still, since hex digits are part of Scheme, ballot ticket #452 filed
to provide support for A-F and a-f.

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