Re: bit notation in ISO-8859-x is wrong

From: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk (
Date: Sun Oct 10 2004 - 22:21:22 CST

  • Next message: Doug Ewell: "Re: bit notation in ISO-8859-x is wrong" (James Kass) writes:

    > If there are eight bits, why shouldn't they be bits one
    > through eight?

    Because then the number of a bit doesn't correspond to the exponent
    of its weight, so I even don't know in which order they are specified
    (as many people order bits backwards, i.e. from the most significant).

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