Are the values associated to letters in the ASCII table arbitrary? like is the value corresponding to letter A arbitrary? what about letter w? 7? + ?

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Whoever decided the ascii value of zero '0' is 30 may have done this arbitrarily but you can always assume that the standard value of each character does not change*.

###### *assuming the language you're using follows this standard

Nope, the values are not arbitrary. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII#Character_groups should help show you how they correspond to the letters

@theangryepicbanana Howcome? I thought only the value assigned to A is not arbitrary and everything else (most of them) is completely arbitrary

@SeasonWinter how are the rest arbitrary? a-z, A-Z, and 0-9 have incrementing values (e.g. a, b, and c correspond to 97, 98, and 99)

Isn't ASCII hexadecimal? Clearly it isn't arbitrary, then.