walrus with a twist :+

Bob Martin bob.martin at excite.com
Fri Oct 29 02:02:02 EDT 2021

On 28 Oct 2021 at 18:52:26, "Avi Gross" <avigross at verizon.net> wrote:
> Ages ago, IBM used a different encoding than ASCII called EBCDIC (Extended
> Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code ) which let them use all 8 bits and
> thus add additional symbols. =B1  =A6  =AC

IBM started using EBCDIC with System 360 and it is still used on mainframes.

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