So, what was this thing about the hidden sheep, anyway, ask yourself? Well, the decstructi of the original Mac ft resources revealed something cfusing: in many of the fts – but not all – there is an unexpected secret character hidden next to all the normal characters.
You see, in the 1980s there was a maximum of 256 different characters available. Different platforms have mapped their numeric character codes slightly differently. The original Macintosh used a system that would eventually call itself Mac Roman . In 1984, it did not have a name yet, but it looked like this: