Re: names for the "English" alphabet

Subject: Re: names for the "English" alphabet
From: "Wittel, Teresa J." <WITTTJ -at- NCSLINK -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 13:16:00 -0700

ASCII contains the Latin (or Roman) alphabet, Arabic numerals and other
stuff, such as *, $, @, punctuation marks, etc. There is no such thing
as an English alphabet.

We usually just tell the user to type the name (character entries) in
alphanumeric characters and the phone number (numeric entries) in
numeric digits. Why complicate the issue if it isn't necessary. If it
is necessary, define the acceptable entries in the Preface (or
Introduction).


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