[TUHS] pre-more pager?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Nov 9 08:43:01 AEST 2017


On Wed, 8 Nov 2017, Arthur Krewat wrote:

> ^S (stop) and ^Q (continue) at 1200 baud or less worked OK, especially 
> on paper terminals ;) -- (Clem just beat me to it)

I had to implement XON/XOFF in our Edition 6.

> head and tail would work too (although I'm not sure they existed at that 
> time, I'm no expert):

When did "pg" come about?

> cat filename | head -20 # get the first page.
> cat filename | head -40 | tail -20 # get the second page.

Arrgghh!!  Unnecessary use of a cat pipe!

-- 
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."


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