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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-08 07:07:53

| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Andy Little
| Sent: 08 June 2006 11:39
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [review] pqs

| In the output area one think lacking is going beyond ASCII.
| It would be nice to output Ohms as O rather than R for example.
| Any help with that would be appreciated too.

It all goes back to 8 hole paper tape - where one hole was misguidedly
reserved for parity.

One of the Great Computing Disasters :-((

(Thankfully, magnetic 1/2 inch tape was made 9 track, or we would have 7
bits per byte).


Paul A Bristow
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