Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] What is BASE_HEX_DEC
From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 01:57:50 -0800
On Dec 17, 2010, at 1:45 AM, Anders Broman wrote:

> If for instance the protocol specification lists tags in hexadecimal 
> having it displayed in HEX_DEC(or vice verca) can be useful.

If they're *only* listed in hex in the spec, why display them in decimal in addition to hex?

(Then again, I've seen dissectors that display counts in hex.  I guess there are network engineers, or programmers, out there who have 8 fingers on each hand....)