[texhax] How to write straight accents in TeX (not LaTeX!)

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Sep 12 14:00:14 CEST 2007

On Sep 11, 2007, at 9:30 PM, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> At this time only privileged computer users had access to a terminal.
> Students had been bothered with punch cards at this time.  And there
> had not been anything else but ASCII.


Wasn't ebcdic available?

I believe though it'd be better to say something like, ``ASCII was  
the only widely-accepted character encoding standard among a myriad  
of manufacturer-specific and special-purpose ones, and other  
standards which didn't become popular.''



William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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