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Re: ISO Latin-1

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 10:28:16 -0700
Message-Id: <v03130306b1b6e66ab307@[134.79.129.61]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 9:34a -0700 06/24/98, Chris Ridd wrote:
>On Wed, 24 Jun 1998 08:50:46 PDT, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>> At 8:04a -0700 06/24/98, Rita Montorsi wrote:
>> >Is there an 8-bit ASCII code for. . .
>> >
>> >SM
>> >
>> >Like TM (for Trademark), I have looked everywhere and cannot seem to
>> >find it.
>>
>> No, although there is a *Unicode* character for it. Does that help? ;)
>>
>> -Walter
>>  http://www.natural-innovations.com/boo/doc-charset.html
>
>Of course TM isn't in ASCII either.

Hehehe, that's right -- ASCII is 7-bit, with the 8-bit extensions
mainly for control codes in the 128-159 (C1) range. And that range
may look familiar to most folks here. :-)

-Walter
 Still curious as to why ANSI rescinded the 8-bit ASCII spec...
Received on Wednesday, 24 June 1998 13:31:52 GMT

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