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Holmes, WN (1998) Toward decent text encoding. Computer, 31 (8). pp. 108-109. ISSN 0018-9162

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Abstract

An argument for a new approach to text encoding, depicting ASCII/EBCDIC as pathetic and Unicode as gross overkill, and proposing that a system of compatible and cooperative standards be developed based on writing systems.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: text encoding, writing systems, ASCII, EBCDIC, Unicode, standards
Journal or Publication Title: Computer
Page Range: pp. 108-109
ISSN: 0018-9162
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1109/2.707621
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Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2007 02:45
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:23
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2206
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