Basic Latin digits, not everything else (was: RE: How the C programming language bridges the man-machine gap)

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Mon Apr 18 14:55:16 CDT 2022

On Mon, 18 Apr 2022 21:36:54 +0200
Hans Åberg via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> So in your interpretation, a C or a C++ compiler cannot use EBDIC?

As far as I am aware, the three ranges '0' to '9', 'a' to 'f' and 'A'
to 'F' are each contiguous in EBCDIC codes.


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