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  • n. Plural form of ascian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persons who, at certain times of the year, have no shadow at noon; -- applied to the inhabitants of the torrid zone, who have, twice a year, a vertical sun.

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  • n. (computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies; a string of 7 binary digits represents each character; used in most microcomputers


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  • The bullet-time scene from the Matrix done in ascii animation.

    ASCII Matrix - :: gia’s blog ::

  • [Sorry, just discovered a page that contains the whole site in ascii text.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • I would not even call ascii primitive audiovisuals.

  • (sometimes called ascii text), in order for all members of the list to be able to read them.


  • UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe9' in position 54: ordinal not in range128

    Winpdb 1.2.2, wxGlade0.6 & XRCed 0.1.8-5...

  • UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character '\u0400' in position 0: ordinal not in range (128)

    Planet Python

  • UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec cannot encode character u'\xa9 'in position 0: ordinal not in range (128) articles

  • I know we have knitters among KDE contributors, and while the language of knitting varies enormously between countries, it's not that hard to represent stitches in a kind of ascii art.

    Planet KDE

  • Iconv. conv ( 'ascii', 'iso-8859-1', str) end def copy_tree (orig_dir, new_dir)


  • Have recently started to appreciate taglist. vim (the most popular Vim script) it really comes into it's own with very long programs containting lots of subroutines / functions as it shows which function / sub you're in etc script#273. ftping with vim - great functionality for ascii file transfers add the following line to your profile let g: netrw_ftpmode = "ascii"


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  • my mind was blown when one day, the pronunciation was revealed to be 'asky'

    July 21, 2009