All About Linux: JavE–A Versatile Editor for Creating ASCII Art

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Many years back, when I was in my teens, my father once gave me
a picture of Mickey Mouse–a very popular cartoon character. What
was unique about this picture was that it was created entirely
using alphanumeric characters. In other words a picture created
using ASCII characters. ASCII stands for American Standard Code for
Information Interchange and is a character encoding based on the
English alphabet. It contains around 95 printable characters and
another 33 non-printing control characters. This creation of
pictures using ASCII characters is known as ASCII art…”

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