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

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: [groff] 04/05: {g, n} Give assistance to pager users.
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:28:30 +0200
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James K. Lowden wrote in <20190703140438.a516b5af83532af9d7aa883b@schema\>:
 |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

Flow control you can use to totally stop byte transfers from and
to the terminal.  I had forgotten and sent a ridiculous mail to
the tmux ML somewhen in spring, getting "this is easy and has
nothing at all to do with tmux" (or so) response.

 |didn't overrun the printer's buffer.  
 --End of <address@hidden>

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|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
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