that 4byte ASN you were considering...
dotis at mail-abuse.org
Thu Oct 12 02:11:54 UTC 2006
On Oct 11, 2006, at 9:07 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 22:54:03 BST, Per Gregers Bilse said:
>> The problem is that from and including A we can't talk about the
>> damned things any more -- we resort to spelling out each number,
>> with no inherent and natural feel for what we're talking about.
>> An A380 has a maximum take-off weight of around 24E (two-four-E)
>> An A380 has a maximum take-off weight of around 590 (five hundred
>> and ninety) tonnes.
> I've seen somebody pronounce C48C as 'ceety four hundred and eighty
> cee' - and the person listening grokked it. aety, beety, ceety,
> deety, eety, effty. aety and eighty are a bit too similar,
There is also a convention defined at-
'x' prefix/suffix convention for pronouncing hexadecimal numbers
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