By R. W. Bemer
Communications of the ACM,
Vol. 3 No. 2, Pages 71-72
The emergence of a single standard from a welter of conflicting precedents depends upon two solutions:
This paper deals with the latter problem and proposes the mechanics for a solution in the area of character codes, as represented by bit combinations.
- selection or development of an adequate and logical standard,
- phasing out (or peaceful coexistence with) the old varieties.
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