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Revision 1.19, Mon Sep 2 08:26:00 2019 UTC (16 months, 2 weeks ago) by wiz
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: phil-wifi-20200421, phil-wifi-20200411, phil-wifi-20200406, phil-wifi-20191119, is-mlppp-base, is-mlppp, HEAD
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.Dd September 1, 2019
.Dt BCD 6
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm bcd ,
.Nm ppt ,
.Nm morse
.Nd "reformat input as punch cards, paper tape or morse code"
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Ar string ...
.Nm ppt
.Op Fl d Ns \&| Ns Ar string ...
.Nm morse
.Op Fl ds Ar string ...
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm ,
.Nm ppt
and
.Nm morse
commands read the given input and reformat it in the form of
punched cards, paper tape or morse code respectively.
Acceptable input are command line arguments or the standard input.
.Pp
Available option:
.Bl -tag -width flag
.It Fl s
The
.Fl s
option for morse produces dots and dashes rather than words.
.It Fl d
Decode
.Nm ppt
output, or
.Nm morse
output consisting of dots and dashes (as generated by using the
.Fl s
option).
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Rs
.%B "ISO 1681:1973: Information processing--Unpunched paper cards--Specification"
.Re
.Rs
.%B "ISO 1682:1973: Information processing--80 columns punched paper cards--Dimensions and location of rectangular punched holes"
.Re
.Rs
.%B "ECMA-10: ECMA Standard for Data Interchange on Punched Tape"
.Re
.Rs
.%B "ITU-T Recommendation F.1: Operational provisions for the international public telegram service"
.%O "Division B, I. Morse code"
.Re
.Sh HISTORY
A
.Nm bcd
utility appeared in
.At v1 .
The current implementation originates from a rewrite included in
.Bx 4.3 reno .