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authorUlrich Müller <>2018-12-01 12:14:51 +0100
committerUlrich Müller <>2018-12-01 13:57:01 +0100
commit30c40c96a8b75f78d1a1aa51e4f3e0c31bfb0118 (patch)
tree6390bccf4526de7bd930fa44730abaa07a312970 /glep-0075.rst
parentglep-0028: Change Status to Active. (diff)
glep-0075: Clarify conversion into hexadecimal notation.
Bug: Signed-off-by: Ulrich Müller <>
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1 files changed, 7 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/glep-0075.rst b/glep-0075.rst
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+++ b/glep-0075.rst
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ Type: Standards Track
Status: Draft
Version: 1
Created: 2018-01-26
-Last-Modified: 2018-01-27
+Last-Modified: 2018-12-01
Post-History: 2018-01-27
Content-Type: text/x-rst
@@ -114,13 +114,13 @@ The exact algorithm for determining the distfile location follows:
3. For each integer **C** in cutoff list:
- a. Take **C** most significant bits of **H** and store them as **V**.
+ a. Remove the **C** most significant bits from **H** and store them
+ as **V**.
- b. Convert **V** into hexadecimal integer, left padded with zeros
- to **C/4** digits (rounded up) and append it to the path, followed
- by the path separator.
- c. Shift **H** left **C** bits.
+ b. Convert **V** into hexadecimal notation (digits ``0`` to ``9``
+ and lowercase letters ``a`` to ``f``), left padded with zeros
+ to **C/4** digits (rounded up), and append it to the path,
+ followed by the path separator.
4. Finally, append **F** to the obtained path.