From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Mar 05 2005 - 12:51:14 CST
Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya dot org> wrote:
> No, I don't think so. It was either a cheap micro, or it may in fact
> have been a printer's character set.
I'm pretty sure I do remember a printer like that.
Dik Winter describes a pair of TTS paper-tape codes at
http://homepages.cwi.nl/~dik/english/codes/6tape.html#tts that encoded
italics and small caps. These were for teletypesetting, so they were
essentially also "printer codes."
> Of course Unicode also has its own italic characters, U+1D434 to
> U+1D467, but these are not intended for general purpose use.
Among other drawbacks, they only encode the basic Latin and Greek
alphabets, not digits, punctuation, or accented letters.
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