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|Subject: ASCII INTRODUCTION & FUNCTIONS Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:13 pm|| |
American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII)- Proposed by American Standard Association
- Finalised in 1968
- Standard of 7-bit code to represent numbers, letters & punctuation marks.Functions:-
- To achieve compatibility between various types of data processing equipment making it possible for the components to communicate each other.
- Enables manufactures to produce components that are assured to operate correctly in computer.
- Enables humans interact with computer.
- Enables users to purchase components that are compatible with their computer configurations.