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Re: VMs: French Website
Ted Young wrote:
I also wonder if the VMS is dated before 771 AD when Dwbnt introduced the
concept of the zero to mathematics. Before that, numbers were written using
letters, such as CCXXIII. This would account for "words" in the VMS that use
I have seen roman numeral style numbers mentioned a bunch of times, but has
anyone considered ancient Hebrew style numbers? Each letter of the alphabet
represented a number... best to show by example:
So, 256 would have been written: tnf. Normally these types of numbers were
prefixed with a Number Sign. Maybe <qo>? They key thing is, this would
produce different character arrangements then Roman numerals.
It shouldn't be hard to see if the statistics for words that begin with
that letter would be somewhat at variance.
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