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William B. Clodius wclodius at lanl.gov
Mon Sep 25 23:24:00 CEST 2000


Tim Peters wrote:
> 
> [Pedro]
> > err,
> > First of all, I must say that I'm sorry for posting HTML, BUT:
> 
> You don't have to apologize to me.  I think it's hilarious that internet
> old-timers object to anything more modern than 1950's plain ASCII <wink>.
> <snip>

I think so to considering that ASCII was invented in the 1960s. Real old
timers (at least American ones) should use only Morse code or, if they
really want to be in the computer age, a Hollerith encoding on punched cards.

http://tronweb.super-nova.co.jp/characcodehist.html



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