On 13.10.16 17:50, Chris Angelico wrote:
Solution: Abolish most of the control characters. Let's define a brand
new character encoding with no "alphabetical garbage". These
characters will be sufficient for everyone:

* [2] Formatting characters: space, newline. Everything else can go.
* [8] Digits: 01234567
* [26] Lower case Latin letters a-z
* [2] Vital social media characters: # (now officially called "HASHTAG"), @
* [2] Can't-type-URLs-without-them: colon, slash (now called both

That's 40 characters that should cover all the important things anyone
does - namely, Twitter, Facebook, and email. We don't need punctuation
or capitalization, as they're dying arts and just make you look


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