View Single Post
Old 08-23-2009, 07:00 AM   #3
Senior Member
Isildur's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,339

Originally Posted by STUART View Post
(with their consecutive green frame counts in parentheses next to them):
I would guess that the numbers were chosen not for any particular relation to any ASCII character or anything like that, but simply for the fact that they were binary sequences that (by virtue of encoding no consecutive black frames) would have no chance of accidentally being mistaken by the R.O.B. unit for the silence that's used as a command separator (the three consecutive black frames at the beginning).
Holding out for Hostess Snack Cakes...
Isildur is offline   Reply With Quote