hex dump w/ or w/out utf-8 chars

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Tue Jul 9 15:23:55 CEST 2013


On 07/09/2013 09:00 AM, Neil Cerutti wrote:

    <SNIP>
> Interestingly similar scheme. It wonder if 5-bit chars was a
> common compression scheme. The Z-machine spec was never
> officially published either. I believe a "task force" reverse
> engineered it sometime in the 90's.
>


Baudot was 5 bits.  It used shift-codes to get upper case and digits, if 
I recall.

And ASCII was 7 bits so there could be one more for parity.

-- 
DaveA




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