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The '''American Standard Code for Information Interchange''' (ASCII) is a character-encoding scheme based on the ordering of the English alphabet. ASCII codes represent text in computers, communications equipment, and other devices that use text.  It was a standard for many years.
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ASCII has the potential for 128 characters, 33 non printing and 94 printing.  This was a fixed 7 byte system.  It was difficult to use with written language systems that use 100s or 1000s of characters.
 
 
 
Moodle uses [[UTF-8]], which is backward compatible with ASCII. 
 
 
 
==See also==
 
 
 
*[[Wikipedia:ASCII]] for a long defination.
 

Latest revision as of 07:56, 16 June 2011

This development related page is now located in the Dev docs.

See the ASCII page in the Dev docs.