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G. Ken Holman scripsit:

> >Well, that's a question.  Are the terminal control sequences characters or
> >octets?  On the face of X3.64 (I forget the ISO number), they are octets,
> >but people think of "move up" as ESC [ A, not 1/11 5/11 4/1 (in the
> >poor-mans-hex used by the standard).
> Are you thinking of ISO-2022?  

Not at all.  It's ISO/IEC 6429:1992, "Information technology -- Control
functions for coded character sets", aka ECMA-048.  I agree that the
escape sequences of ISO 2022 are below the character level.

John Cowan    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan   <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
    "Any legal document draws most of its meaning from context. A telegram
    that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
    5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
    as any, even sans digital signature." --me


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