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