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Re: Leading Zeros?


Hi,

why do you give only three leading zeros ? There are a infinite number
of leading zeros and you should type all, if you wish to have it.
When you have entered the infinite number of leading zeros, there
will be a Mathematica version that can deal with it.

Regards
  Jens

"AES" <siegman at stanford.edu> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:cv2dmf$2ef$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>A quick test seems to show that if I enter as an input line
>
>   y = {001,002,003}; Print[y//FullForm];
>
> the output is List[1,2,3].
>
> Are the leading zeros gone forever?  Does Mathematica have an official
> policy on capturing or storing leading zeros?
> 



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