American Standard Code for Information Interchange [ASCII]

US-ASCII: Publication of the first edition of the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) in 1963

A common character-encoding standard that computers use to store, transmit, and print English (or “Latin”) text.

After many decades of use, the acronym ASCII (pronounced AS-KEE) is more well-known and more frequently used than its full name (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)

US-ASCII: Publication of the first edition of the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) in 1963 by the American Standards Association (ASA), now the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)


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