Re: You are wrong!
> % And, ASCII includes
> % symbols for european languages (not
> % english), like german, french,
> % etc. Which are what half the world
> % speaks.
> You really have no clue. ASCII is a 7
> bit character set. It doesn't contain
> the characters needed for most European
> languages, e.g. German umlauts or French
> accented characters.
Actually, ASCII does contain the characters
needed for most European languages.
Ever heard of backspace? Overprinting was
the way to go, but somewhere along the line
glass teletypes lost that capability...