Georg Brandl wrote:
Terry Reedy schrieb:
Random bits? It seems to me that protocol means some sort of encoding, formatting, or structuring, some sort of agreed on interpretation, even if private.
Sure, but nothing you could map entirely onto a string of Unicode characters.
My idea is not limited to unicode encodings. But I see that one field/attribute can be either too many or too few, and hence not a universal solution.