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SubjectRe: Not a typewriter
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Followup to:  <200105141729.MAA28295@tomcat.admin.navo.hpc.mil>
By author: Jesse Pollard <pollard@tomcat.admin.navo.hpc.mil>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> well... actually it was 6 bit "ascii" computed from: (char - ' '). Depends
> entirely on architecture, and implementation. EBCD/6Bit/7Bit and EBCDIC were
> supported on the Honeywell systems.
>

There was also a genuine ASCII-6 encoding. It didn't look much like
ASCII-7 as far as I remember.

-hpa


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