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GeneralRe: More evidence that Voyager has exited the solar system Pin
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NewsBaseball as an excuse for programming Pin
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NewsHappy birthday, barcode! Pin
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NewsMore iPhone 5 production woes Pin
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NewsThe origin of ESC Pin
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GeneralRe: The origin of ESC Pin
BrainiacV9-Oct-12 5:33
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I dunno, my experience has been the use of the Esc keycode to start a series of device command characters, you know, Esc Sequences? Something that is considered FM (not frequency modulation, F**king Magic) nowadays.

Many have been the times my employers have snagged me to create them because they had no idea what they were or how to use them.

Before WYSIWYG, if you wanted bold or italics, you had to embed esc sequences in the character streams to the printers. Or to generate barcode, or have a printer connected to a terminal and you wanted something printed instead of displayed on the terminal.
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NewsOne Solution, One window, all the references... The "Accurate References" Visual Studio Extension Pin
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NewsDoppio: A Java Virtual Machine, Compiler and Disassembler in JavaScript Pin
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News(λove (print (eval (read)))) Pin
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NewsProton - A Declarative Multitouch Framework Pin
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News5 ways to sniff out online fakers Pin
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NewsGetting (Officially) Started on HTTP/2.0 Pin
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NewsQuantum measurements leave Schrödinger's cat alive Pin
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NewsAd industry calls IE10's 'Do Not Track' setting 'unacceptable' Pin
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NewsHP CEO: We’re screwed (for the next few years) Pin
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Generalmore useless jargon technology? Pin
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NewsHow browsers work Pin
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NewsWhy computers have two zeros: +0 and -0 Pin
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NewsHow Big Data Is Improving Healthcare Pin
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NewsiOS 6 Maps is data-efficient compared to predecessor Pin
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NewsWhy I use Windows 8 Pin
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