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Re: [idn] IDN's with any ASCII character
On Wed, 30 Apr 2003, John C Klensin wrote:
> While, as far as I know, "high ASCII" has never been a standard term,
> "ASCII-8" and "8-Bit ASCII" definitely have been. And both terms are
> still used informally, both inside and outside the US, to refer to the
> Standardized form of Latin-1, i.e., ISO 8859-1.
May be true, but the terms are dangerous, as in different cults they mean
different things. For example, for older PC & MS-DOS hackers the 8-bit
ASCII means CP437.