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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.
The Unix to Unix Copy (UUCP) program used to distribute News was based on 7-bit communications and many mailers automatically stripped off the eighth bit, destroying the integrity of binary files.
Ridden by local pilot Fredrik Johansson in the pounds 44,000 event, Red Spell briefly moved into the lead rounding the home turn but had no answer to the devastating turn of foot displayed by Binary File.
Thierry Gillet, rider of Binary File, said: "He was never very happy on the soft ground.
More recently, Binary File was a close fourth to Duck Row at Newmarket before running below par at Salisbury.
We simply submit the binary file, push a button and receive a report that tells us where vulnerabilities exist and how to resolve them.
John Gosden's lightly raced Binary File, who has not been seen since finishing runner-up to Danish raider Dano-Mast in the Prix Dollar at Longchamp in October, is also in the line-up.
Content stored in a SecurityVault lockbox cannot be crawled by Google Desktop when the drive is closed because all files are stored in a single, highly encrypted binary file system.
ARC weekend started in truly international style with the accepted order of racing turned upside down when Danish challenger Dano-Mast beat the John Gosden-trained Binary File and Japanese challenger Eagle Cafe in the Group 2 Prix Dollar.
Windermere, who will stay in training as a potential Cup horse next year, was Gosden's third runner-up of the day following Binary File and Disco Volante, who dead-heated for second behind Whim in the Listed Prix Charles Laffitte-Hermitage Barriere.
0 offers the Speckle Removal command in the Image Integrator, which removes dots or speckles up to a certain pixel size for binary file types.
The implementation includes a MSIL (Microsoft Intermediate Language) interpreter, application programming interfaces (system libraries needed for execution and smart card specific libraries for communication and security), a converter that turns a CLI (common language infrastructure) compliant binary into a binary file for loading onto the smart card, a set of relevant ECMA specifications of the reference implementation and a comprehensive test suite that verifies the compliance of the reference implementation to the specifications.