in reply to Re^3: Using pack to evaluate text strings as hexadecimal values
in thread Using pack to evaluate text strings as hexadecimal values
You've done no one any favours but "popping a few levels". This is a hierarchal forum and, used correctly, all posts are "visible" regardless of how deep they get,
As for the idea of functional composition of pack formats. You'd need to post a couple of examples of your intent before I would be able to interpret your meaning?
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