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To: oldbill

Was that EBCIDIC (sp?)


46 posted on 06/07/2013 8:12:40 AM PDT by Bruce Kurtz
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To: Bruce Kurtz

Not quite.
Here’s a summary.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBCDIC

There was a 5-bit code that all letters had two “1”s and three “0”s. It allowed an accuracy check of each letter because you could verify by checking if it only had two bits. 01010 11000 10001 10100, etc.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-out-of-five_code


47 posted on 06/07/2013 10:25:42 AM PDT by oldbill
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