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Holmes, WN 1998 , 'Toward decent text encoding' , Computer, vol. 31, no. 8 , pp. 108-109 , doi: 10.1109/2.707621.

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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
Authors/Creators:Holmes, WN
Keywords: text encoding, writing systems, ASCII, EBCDIC, Unicode, standards
Journal or Publication Title: Computer
ISSN: 0018-9162
DOI / ID Number: 10.1109/2.707621
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