David > > Now where have I heard that phrase before? > > about the time character sets were extended to 7 bits to allow > the luxury of both upper and lower case. That could never have happened: the paper tape was not wide enough! I suppose you are going to tell me that I am wrinkly enough to have lived through those troubling times. Would that be pre or post-Beatles? chris > _____________________________________________________________________ > This message has been checked for all known viruses by Star Internet delivered > through the MessageLabs Virus Control Centre. For further information visit > http://www.star.net.uk/stats.asp > Do we allow advertising on this list?