36765Re: Extended ASCII characters garbled in Vim 6.3b [Win32 console]
- Jun 2, 2004On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 03:59:25PM -0400, Craig Barkhouse wrote:
> OK, by "ASCII art" I think I do mean what you call "DOS characters" --That is a severly broken choice of terminology, though. ASCII defines
> extended ASCII characters in the 128-255 range. These include special
> graphic symbols as well as certain accented characters.
the 0-127 characters. Having the high bit set drops you into numerous
possible code pages, or other encodings. Usually the term ASCII is used
to indicate that the characters are 7-bit clean.
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