New format/fwrite options

Mats Cronqvist <>
Fri Apr 12 11:34:56 CEST 2002


> 
> On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Robert Virding wrote:
> 
> > Eshell V2001.09.13  (abort with ^G)
> > 1> io:fwrite("~#~n", [4711]).                     %Default is 8
> > 8#11147
> 
> Great. I agree that 8 is a good default.
> 

  well, although i agree with the "great" part, i can't see what's so good about base 8. i never use it, and don't know anyone who does. i would much prefer base 16 to be the default. 

  mats




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