We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [ebcdic]

For questions related to the character encoding system, created by IBM for their System/360 range

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
30
votes
2answers
3k views

Why wasn't EBCDIC designed with contiguous alphanumeric characters?

Inspired by this question on ASCII, I have wondered similar things about EBCDIC. At work we have an EBCDIC file that gets sent to a mainframe (I presume an IBM one) and to view it on my laptop I ...