From: Marion Gunn (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Mar 05 2005 - 07:19:14 CST
Was it a DEC-20?
Scríobh Peter Ki:
> On 05/03/2005 02:21, Asmus Freytag wrote:
> > Your example (deleted in this reply) would be similar to claiming that
> > italics should be done with an 8-bit character set, because they
> > require out of band style information. Not even 8-bit sets when at the
> > peak of their field did anything like that.
> Not quite true. One computer I worked with probably in the 1980's, I
> forget which, had an 8-bit character set consisting of a standard ASCII
> or similar set in the lower 128 code points and a full set of italic
> equivalents in the upper 128.
> Peter Kirk
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