(asco-o) Re: [thingist] Re: (asco-o) http://turbulence.org/Works/Eryk/ai/
On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, joseph (yes) wrote:
> ASCII is only one of several codes to assist in presenting text on a screen or
> printout, or sent across a network. It represents the internal bit storage of
> a character in computer memory and how that is interpreted. Others such
> standards exist and are used. EPCDIC (sp) was one I used for a long time at
> The application of text to image creation has no relation to ASCII, and this
> Coca-Cola/ASCII show is a bit of a stretch.
> However, misinformation sometimes sells.
Knee-jerk judgementalism, peddled as insight.