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Re: response to jimc on -mei

la lojbab. cusku di'e

> In any case, the default base need not be 10, but if
> you use a different base, you should specify it metalinguistically somewhere.
> Otherwise use "pi'e" instead of "pi" to indicate a nonstandard base.

Nope.  "pi'e" doesn't indicate a non-decimal base as such; it is simply not
a decimal point.  (JCB got this wrong, too.)  "pi" is the decimal point
in any base.  "pi'e" is used to separate digits in bases greater than 16.

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