Re: Perception that Unicode is 16-bit (was: Re: Surrogate space in

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 23:47:45 EST

On Tue, 20 Feb 2001 wrote:

> > Even 8-bit ASCII is a correct term meaning ISO-8859-1.
> I would question that. Understandable, yes, but not really correct.

In the computer culture I grew up, 8-bit ASCII meant CP437. Every author
called the CP437 table that was available at the end of computer books the
ASCII table.


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