In Mark Davis' Unicode transcriptions page
(http://www.macchiato.com/unicode/Unicode_transcriptions.html) it is
mentioned a previous meaning of the word Unicode:
"A telegraphic code in which one word or set of letters represents a
sentence or phrase; a telegram or message in this. (late 19th century, OED)"
Out of curiosity, does anyone have web or book references about this 19th
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