Is ASCII table arbitrary? or not?
SeasonWinter (0)

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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mwilki7 (152)

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