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Hugh McGregor Ross (born 31 August 1917 in Nairobi, British East Africa) is an early pioneer in the history of British computing. He worked for Ferranti from the mid-1960s, where he worked on the Pegasus thermionic valve computer. He was involved in the standardization of ASCII and ISO 646 and worked closely with Bob Bemer. ASCII was first known in Europe as the Bemer-Ross Code. He was also one of the three main designers of ISO 6937, with Peter Fenwick and Loek Zeckendorf. He was one of the principal architects of the Universal Character Set ISO/IEC 10646 when it was first conceived.
Hugh is an expert in the Gospel of Thomas and has written several books about it. He is a Quaker, and has also written about George Fox. His working papers on the teachings of Fox are held at Yorkshire Quaker Heritage Project.
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