DataTypeExampleForm
Description ASCII text file
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Datatypename Simple ASCII text file
Example Textfile.txt: Simple example text file
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Keywords

Preservationissues Overview

The ASCII file is normally thought of as being made humanly readable by rendering, and hence is marked as such above. However such files may also be data, for example as a configuration file.

Designated Community

English speakers.

Preservation objectives

For the DC to be able to render, read and understand the text contained in the file.

Specific issues

The ASCII bit encoding is well understood. Some semantics may be needed to fully understand the text.

Rendered y
Static y
Simple y
Passive y
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Texttxt Textfile.txt r1 manage 0.1 K 2012-06-05 - 21:35 DavidGiaretta Simple example text file
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