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ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Exchange. A code that represents as a binary number each of the 128 letters, numbers, punctuation marks and other characters used in English. This was developed in the 1960s for telegraphs and is used in computing.

ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)

a system for coding individual numbers, letters and punctuation marks which is widely used in COMPUTERS.
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I figured that the problem of sending eight-bit binary files had been solved by the nice people who ran the Internet, and our attached files were magically transported to their intended destination, somehow piggy-backed on the text of our e-mails.
Thierry Gillet, rider of Binary File, said: "He was never very happy on the soft ground.
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Microsoft Fax makes it easy for Windows 95 users to harness the power of their fax modem to send and receive facsimiles and binary files directly from the desktop.
Areas of discussion will cover a variety of interesting topics such as network services, Windows '95 and Windows NT support, binary file transfers, new image formats, and advanced queuing.
0 offers binary file compatibility, meaning that applications developed in Windows or on the Macintosh can be seamlessly delivered on either platform.
We simply submit the binary file, push a button and receive a report that tells us where vulnerabilities exist and how to resolve them.
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Improved performance and security updates, including content scanning and no unnecessary scanning of binary files
One of the biggest technical and performance issues for Web services occurs when a user or application is handling large binary files.
While Internet users have been able to exchange electronic mail messages and binary files with MCI Mail users since 1989, they did not have access to message delivery options or enhanced message handling capabilities commonly used by MCI Mail customers for years.