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have some PS/2 to USB converters, and I know they are very 'moody', often only working with keyboards they were shipped with, and sometimes not even that. There are two very different types of converters you might be dealing with in this situation. Wire Converter One simply connects the wires, changing the connection from a mini-DIN to a USB connector, ...


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The ASCII standard doesn’t explain how it was constructed, but Charles E. Mackenzie’s Coded Character Sets, History and Development does. Section 14.9 covers control characters. When building the 1963 version of the standard, a number of control characters were deemed essential for transmission control, and these were placed in the code space in such a way ...


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I'm reviewing the historical original ASCII standard. The 1963 iteration was still mostly TTY orientated and got only partly adaption with TTYs. Computer use was incosistent, especially since most logical control characters were not standardized at all. There are many control characters. Does anyone know the history of them Except for the Sn series they'...


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