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Re: [xml-dev] MicroASCII proposal

> Bah!  Way excessive.  The ITA2 (sometimes called, unhistorically, the Baudot)
> encoding did it all with just 32 codepoints, representing A-Z, NUL, SP,
> CR, LF, and two shifts, FIGS and LETS.  After sending FIGS, the codepoints
> for letters represented 0-9 and -'$!&#'()"/:;?., until you sent LETS.
I knew that 5-hole paper tape in my attic would come in handy some day.

Michael Kay

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