Re: Stateful?

From: Otto Stolz (
Date: Tue May 27 2008 - 03:55:05 CDT

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    Hello Russ Stygall,

    you have asked:
    > Could any of the users of the word "stateful" tell me what they mean
    > by the word, and could they then put an entry into Wikipedia for
    > everyone else?

    Quote from <>:
    > A character encoding such as ISO 2022 is said to be stateful
    > if the interpretation of a particular code value depends
    > on the code values that came before it.

    An ISO 2022 example (German: “Beispiel”) can be found under:
    where the code values determining the interpretion of the
    subsequent ones are highlighted yellow and green, respectively.

    Best wishes,
       Otto Stolz

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