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flat ASCII

<text> (Or "plain ASCII") Said of a text file that contains only 7-bit ASCII characters and uses only ASCII-standard control characters (that is, has no embedded codes specific to a particular text formatter markup language, or output device, and no meta-characters).

Compare flat file.

[Jargon File]

(1996-01-26)

 


Nearby terms: Flash ROM flat flat address space flat ASCII flat file flatten flat thunk
 

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