On Friday, June 6, 2014 10:32:47 PM UTC+5:30, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> Chris Angelico :
> > "ASCII" means two things: Firstly, it's a mapping from the letter A to
> > the number 65, from the exclamation mark to 33, from the backslash to
> > 92, and so on. And secondly, it's an encoding of those numbers into
> > the lowest seven bits of a byte, with the high byte left clear.
> > Between those two, you get a means of representing the letter 'A' as
> > the byte 0x41, and one of them is an encoding.
> The American Standard Code for Information Interchange [...] is a
> character-encoding scheme [...] <URL:
And a similar argument to this is seen on that page's talk page!