Offtopic: Web Standards Project

Steven Champeon schampeo at
Tue Aug 11 17:44:27 BST 1998

On 11 Aug 1998, Toby Speight wrote:
> Steven> I mean, %$#!@, most of the suits I've worked for didn't
> Steven> know what 8-bit ASCII was, ...
> Well, I'm sure there would be plenty here who'd like to know.  ASCII
> is a 7-bit character coding scheme - nothing more, nothing less.  The
> term "8-bit ASCII" could be used to refer to any of a number of 8-bit
> codes which coincide with ASCII for values under 128: ISO-8859-1,
> ISO-8859-2, ..., ISO-8859-9, ISO-2022-JP (I think), the Windows and
> Macintosh character sets, and others.

Forgive me for using the vulgate.

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