From: Andrew West (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 08 2005 - 03:39:27 CDT
On 07/06/05, Matthias-Christian Ott <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> For what are the controll sequences in ascii (except \n & \t) useful?
The facetious answer is that they are useful if you use them. Although
most of the control characters are no longer widely used in text other
than 0x09 (Tab), 0x0A (LF) and 0x0D (CR), as well as 0x00 internally
as a null terminator for strings, many of the ASCII control characters
are still widely used in communications protocols. I myself recently
used a simple serial protocol that delimited text with 0x02 (Start of
Text) and 0x03 (End of Text). A quick google would probably answer
your question in greater detail.
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