Service bureaus (Was: Tek 4051 firmware listing
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Mon Dec 13 16:58:27 CST 2010
On 13 Dec 2010 at 14:27, Fred Cisin wrote:
> A long time ago, there used to be some people who put slashes through
> the letter 'o', to differentiate it from the numeral '0'. Are they
> ALL dead now?
> One of MICROS~1's early attempts at OCR on their order forms gave
> examples of how they wanted the letters formed, and included slashing
> the letter 'o'!
I used a coding form where the convention was pre-printed on the
form. Not that anyone red the green stuff...
I've always wondered what the Scandanavians do to differentiate 0
from O from Ø.
Don't some Micros~1 or IBM character sets use a dot in the middle of
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