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Extended ASCII isn't a proper term either. ASCII is 7-bits, that's all. There's no 8-bit extension to ASCII. Extended ASCII is really more like "some 8-bit encoding that shares the first 127 values with ASCII" -- and there are plenty of such encodings.



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