ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Tue Aug 3 14:12:19 CDT 2010
> The other one I used to here about ASCII, was when a program crashed
> with a corrupted text screen it would be described as "my screen was
> full of ASCII characters" Well duuuhhh what do you think the normal ones
> are(1). Actually more often than not it was full of extended ASCII....
I think I'd be more likely to say 'Myt screen was full of non-ASCII
characters', meaning (in this case) ones from the IBM PC exteneded
character set with bit 7 set.
ASCII is a 7 bit code, after all..
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