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Subject: [DPRG] ASCII???
From: Ed Okerson eokerson at texasconnect.net
Date: Thu Oct 9 17:12:00 CDT 2003

ASCII is not a programming language, it is only a mapping of characters to
values, i.e.

A = 65 decimal = 0x41 (hex) = 101 (octal) = 1000001 (binary)
B = 66 decimal = 0x42 (hex) = 101 (octal) = 1000010 (binary)


A good reference is www.asciitable.com

Ed Okerson

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003 MannyGerm at aol.com wrote:

> hi,
>    i'm doing a report on microprocessors, and i stumbled on some info about
> ASCII. first of all, tll me if you can program in straight ASCII. is ASCII just
> binary; or is it something similar but different in some way. the reason for
> this question is if it's a variation of binary, i could do some really cool
> stuff. what i mean by binary is e.g.: 1011010 woud be 14 because 1+3+4+6=14.
> regardless, i would also like to know what chips can carry out code in ASCII.
> thanks.
>                                 happy roboting,
>                                                   Walter Briggs

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