From: Andreas Prilop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Dec 20 2007 - 11:57:28 CST
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Karl Pentzlin wrote:
> What is the use of the BROKEN BAR, especially contrastive to the
> VERTICAL LINE?
Both "not sign" and "broken bar" are included in ISO-8859-1
so that the character set is the same as EBCDIC (cp037).
Read about the history of these characters in ASCII, Latin-1,
and EBCDIC in
Coded character sets, history and development
by Charles E. Mackenzie
Reading, Mass., 1980
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