Similar to Fascism, although derived specifically around the belief
that the ASCII character set is theoretically perfect and an ideal
standard for written communication.
* fASCIIsm does not approve of HTML e-mail or any other kind of
* fASCIIsm does not endorse the replacement of emoticons with
* fASCIIsm is mono-spaced.
* fASCIIsm holds the idea of ASCII characters as the highest ideal
of communication, there has never before in human history been
a more pure expression of letters.
While fASCIIsm believes design is relevant and essential to the
communication of information, fASCIIsm sets aside design as a
stage of interpretation or service to the reader, content itself
exists as a combination of conceptually ideal letter-symbols.
Those who believe in fASCIIsm are called fASCIIsts.