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From: "Andy Robertson" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Base 9 on the Whorl?
Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 22:13:11 +0100

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From: "Robert Borski" 
 Doubtless I've bolixed up the math
> again and hartshorn will correct me, or someone else will suggest a much
> more practical reason for why Wolfe chose these specific two numbers. But
> thought at least I'd mention it now.
> Robert Borski

I haven't read the story, alas.   But if they are using base 9, then they
would not convert back to base 10 to tell the story for us.


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