Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Character histories - notes on some Ascii code positions

This document contains some remarks on the history of the Ascii character code, especially on how and why some code positions were assigned to different characters in different versions and proposals in the development of Ascii

This is just part of Jukka Korpela's extensive Characters and Encodings website. See also: The ISO Latin 1 character repertoire - a description with usage notes which actually tells you what every Latin 1 character is supposed to be used for.