On 2018-02-09, at 15:05:19, Seymour J Metz wrote: > Pretty much any EBCDIC code page is superior to ASCII. As to what to call > 8-bit code pages, I'd suggest using the term" 8-bit code page" and reserving > the term "ASCII" for ASCII. Especially if you find yourself having to > transfer data among machines using different code pages. > But be fair. How would you rate IBM1148 against ISO-8859-15, not "any EBCDIC" against "ASCII"?