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Re^4: converting big hex to dec

by blazar (Canon)
on Sep 27, 2005 at 13:28 UTC ( #495371=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: converting big hex to dec
in thread converting big hex to dec

I know. So what? (I would've /msg'd this to you instead than posting a reply, were you not Anonymous Monk.)

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Re^5: converting big hex to dec
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 27, 2005 at 14:41 UTC
    Your posting suggests that you need a 64bit machine to have a 64bit integer perl (specially because you weren't able to give the value of ~0 without access to that machine). Perhaps you know that you don't need a 64bit machine to have a 64bit integer perl, I do not think that all readers of your post would realize that. My post wasn't there to correct you - but to clearify the issue for not knowing other readers.

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[ambrus]: 1nickt: for some reason, these days they call every computer "gaming", even ones that gamers wouldn't buy. I've bought a keyboard that was labelled "gamer", despite that it has hard springs and seems to be way better for typing than for gaming;
[1nickt]: I though the gamers like that because they bash the keys so hard.
[ambrus]: and I've seen motherboards with no fast expansion ports for a video card but built-in hardware RAID advertized as "gaming".
LanX has a shaming laptop
[ambrus]: 1nickt: my impression is that the gamers like the softer springs, because fast reaction time is more important to them then feedback from keypresses to recognize typos.
[1nickt]: Ah, I see. I did read some gamer mag reviews, and yes, they lamented the fact that laptops with no discrete video card are sold as "gaming" hardware.
[1nickt]: But, they do have red keyboard backlighting! And gargoyles on the front, or words like "Maxxx" here and there. They know their demographic!
[1nickt]: True gamers don;t buy Dells, HPs, or Lenovos, I think ;-)
[ambrus]: The keyboard I bought doesn't have backlighting. I specifically had to select for that, because so many keyboards these days have lights. Why would I want lights in the keyboard? I want lights in the room, such as on the ceiling, not in the keyboard.
choroba has a small USB lamp

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