Niche facts that Google can’t find

(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at:, or follow me on Twitter.

Google works so well that I’m shocked when it doesn’t work. I recall reading an early RFC, from the early 1970s, when someone proposed allowing variable length bytes. I tried searching Google for this. No luck. Google only shows me the famous RFCs, not the failed experiments.

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