illegal character

illegal character

[i′lē·gəl ′kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
A character or combination of bits that is not accepted as a valid representation by a computer or by a specific routine; commonly detected and used as an indication of a machine malfunction.
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Illegal entry in the country and acquiring the stay visa motivated by developing some economical activities, but actually the activities performed have an illegal character, being achieved under the cover of some front companies;
Satybaldiev added the attempt to seize the administrative building in Osh by MP Keldibekov's supporters bears illegal character.
Reliable figures on the number of victims are hard to gather due to the illegal character of the trade and to diverging statistical methods.
Given the deplorable human rights situation in the camps, and the illegal character of these camps under the international humanitarian law, the fear of retaliation expressed by Mr.
Unfortunately, however, this exchange can take on an illegal character, sometimes with questionable purposes.
The Americans penetrated Iraq without UN backing and the detention of Saddam is irregular because of the illegal character of the war,' Ludot said.
The CCDH, which received a letter from Mostafa Salma Sidi Mouloud in which he expressed fear of "possible retaliation by the leadership of the Polisario Front," underlined that "given the deplorable state of human rights in the Tindouf camps, or even the illegal character of these camps under the international humanitarian law, the fear of retaliation expressed by Mr.
The illegal characters on the "savage" work space of the floor transformed the gallery into a problematic "gray room," neither white cube nor black box.
Fixed issue where a split screen guest could not close error message after entering clan tag with illegal characters
The right of self determination as basic right of people under the Charter fully establishes the illegal characters of settlements under any circumstances; Mallisons argue.
Common MARC errors detected and corrected include: illegal characters in the MARC record, missing subfield codes, missing indicators, fixed-length fields that are too short or too long, missing control fields, incorrect or incomplete ISBD/AACR2 punctuation, inconsistent field length and field markets, and incorrect General Materials Designation (GMD).