RE: Two technical questions on IEEE Std 754-2008
On Sun, 27 Feb 2011 08:13:55 -0700 Charles Stevens wrote:
Let's start with a record description entry (intended for data archiving and
cross-platform portability) that one could write using ONLY standards-defined
05 FIRST-NAME PIC X(20).
05 MIDDLE-INITIAL PIC X.
05 LAST-NAME PIC X(20).
I assume that those are characters. So, how does a user
know if those are ASCII, EBCDIC, Shift-JIS, 8-bit Unicode, ...?
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