Guessing the encoding of a test file... [OT]
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Fri Mar 20 16:47:30 EDT 2020
On Mar 20, 2020, at 12:51 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Just for a laugh... one of the more esoteric codings I used in the quasi modern error (besides EBCDIC) was the 5 bit Quotron stock ticker system in the mid 90s. It used different codes for requesting/receiving quotes because 2^5 is only 32 possible characters. Alpha in/numeric out.
They created a *new* five bit, shifted code, rather than just using Baudot????
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