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Character encoding is used to represent a repertoire of characters by some kind of encoding system.
Code page 850 (also known as CP 850, IBM 00850, OEM 850, DOS Latin 1) is a code page used under DOS and Psion’s EPOC16 operating systems in Western Europe.
A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) is an eight-bit character encoding used mainly on IBM mainframe and IBM midrange computer operating systems.
Email spam, also known as junk email, is a type of electronic spam where unsolicited messages are sent by email.
Groff (pronounced "gee-roff") (also called GNU troff) is a typesetting system that creates formatted output when given plain text mixed with formatting commands.
In mathematics and computing, hexadecimal (also base, or hex) is a positional numeral system with a radix, or base, of 16.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.
The hyphen (‐) is a punctuation mark used to join words and to separate syllables of a single word.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
ISO/IEC 8859 is a joint ISO and IEC series of standards for 8-bit character encodings.
ISO/IEC 8859-1:1998, Information technology — 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets — Part 1: Latin alphabet No.
ISO/IEC 8859-11:2001, Information technology — 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets — Part 11: Latin/Thai alphabet, is part of the ISO/IEC 8859 series of ASCII-based standard character encodings, first edition published in 2001.
In typography, kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result.
LaTeX (or; a shortening of Lamport TeX) is a document preparation system.
Line breaking, also known as word wrapping, is the process of breaking a section of text into lines such that it will fit in the available width of a page, window or other display area.
In SGML, HTML and XML documents, the logical constructs known as character data and attribute values consist of sequences of characters, in which each character can manifest directly (representing itself), or can be represented by a series of characters called a character reference, of which there are two types: a numeric character reference and a character entity reference.
A man page (short for manual page) is a form of software documentation usually found on a Unix or Unix-like operating system.
Markus Guenther Kuhn (born 1971) is a German computer scientist, currently working at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge.
MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.
In word processing and digital typesetting, a non-breaking space (" "), also called no-break space, non-breakable space (NBSP), hard space, or fixed space, is a space character that prevents an automatic line break at its position.
In software development, obfuscation is the deliberate act of creating source or machine code that is difficult for humans to understand.
In digital printing, a page description language (PDL) is a computer language that describes the appearance of a printed page in a higher level than an actual output bitmap.
In computing, plain text is the data (e.g. file contents) that represent only characters of readable material but not its graphical representation nor other objects (images, etc.). It may also include a limited number of characters that control simple arrangement of text, such as line breaks or tabulation characters.
Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada with campuses in Burnaby (Main Campus), Surrey, and Vancouver.
Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.
The Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML; ISO 8879:1986) is a standard for defining generalized markup languages for documents.
Symantec Corporation (commonly known as Symantec) is an American software company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States.
Tampere University of Technology (TUT) (Tampereen teknillinen yliopisto (TTY)) is Finland's second-largest university in engineering sciences.
A terminal emulator, terminal application, or term, is a program that emulates a video terminal within some other display architecture.
TeX (see below), stylized within the system as TeX, is a typesetting system (or "formatting system") designed and mostly written by Donald Knuth and released in 1978.
troff is the major component of a document processing system developed by AT&T Corporation for the Unix operating system.
Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.
The Unicode Consortium (Unicode Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that coordinates the development of the Unicode standard, based in Mountain View, California.
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.
In computing, a user agent is software (a software agent) that is acting on behalf of a user.
The VT100 is a video terminal, introduced in August 1978 by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
In computer programming, white space is any character or series of characters that represent horizontal or vertical space in typography.
In punctuation, a word divider is a glyph that separates written words.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or W3).
The zero-width space (ZWSP) is a non-printing character used in computerized typesetting to indicate word boundaries to text processing systems when using scripts that do not use explicit spacing, or after characters (such as the slash) that are not followed by a visible space but after which there may nevertheless be a line break.
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