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Subject: Re: Decimial has set progress back -> Help spread the use of Hex!
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Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 15:07:19 -0000
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"Spehro Pefhany" wrote in message
> On Tue, 7 Jan 2003 14:32:34 -0000, the renowned "g0mem"
> >I think that we should adopt the Roman system of numbers. Much favoured
> >clock makers, and Intel as far as the Pentium III processor. No more
> >problems trying to read the copyright date at the end of movies. And
> >offend anyone, no matter how many digits they have.
> >Have a happy MMIII
> >Mike Turner
> >born VI March MCMLXIII
> Would the answer to everything still be XLII?
Of course! The answer to life, the universe, and everything
> Would we still refer to LXIX?
More than likely. Especially if you do it in Togas, and other Roman attire.
And you would have Micro$oft Windoze XCVIII, to go with Apple's new OS-X.
Certain songs would have to be renamed:-
XII Days of Christmas
I, IV, VI, VIII Motorway - Tom Robinson
II Become I - Spice Girls
III Times a Lady - Commodores
MCMXCIX Red Balloons - Nena
Some tune rewritting would be required to make the lyrics fit.