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Python 3.2 has some deadly infection


On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 3:13 AM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Friday, June 6, 2014 10:32:47 PM UTC+5:30, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>> Chris Angelico :
>
>> > "ASCII" means two things: Firstly, it's a mapping from the letter A to
>> > the number 65, from the exclamation mark to 33, from the backslash to
>> > 92, and so on. And secondly, it's an encoding of those numbers into
>> > the lowest seven bits of a byte, with the high byte left clear.
>> > Between those two, you get a means of representing the letter 'A' as
>> > the byte 0x41, and one of them is an encoding.
>
>>    The American Standard Code for Information Interchange [...] is a
>>    character-encoding scheme [...] <URL:
>
> And a similar argument to this is seen on that page's talk page!
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:ASCII#Character_set_vs._Character_encoding.3F

Which proves that Wikipedia is exactly as reliable as a mailing list.

ChrisA