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Re: [groff] 04/05: {g, n} Give assistance to pager users.

From: James K. Lowden
Subject: Re: [groff] 04/05: {g, n} Give assistance to pager users.
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2019 14:04:38 -0400

On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 07:08:44 +1000
John Gardner <address@hidden> wrote:

> Really? That's interesting. What did <ctrl-s> do? On the terminal
> emulators I have on hand at the moment, none of them are responding
> or behaving differently.

Same thing it still does do, because outside of the GUI all we do is
emulate 1970s hardware.  

^Q/^S is xon/xoff.  Besides being keys you can type to control terminal
scrolling, it was typically supported by printers so the computer
didn't overrun the printer's buffer.  


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