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Re: New library num-base-converters

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: New library num-base-converters
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:55:19 -0400
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> +(defun nbc-number-base-converter (num base-in base-out)
> +  "Translate NUM, a string representing an integer, to a different base.
> +BASE-IN, an integer, is the basis of the input NUM.
> +BASE-OUT, an integer, is the basis to display NUM."

Having a string as both input and output is a bad API, I think.
All one needs is basically to add a `base` arg to number-to-string
(there's already one for string-to-number).


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