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Revision 1.16, Wed Oct 14 07:32:53 2020 UTC (3 months, 1 week ago) by nia
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: HEAD
Changes since 1.15: +3 -3 lines

worms(6): Use a reasonable default delay for non-1980s terminals.

This is still fast, but not unreasonably fast.

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.Dd October 14, 2020
.Dt WORMS 6
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm worms
.Nd animate worms on a display terminal
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl ft
.Op Fl d Ar delay
.Op Fl l Ar length
.Op Fl n Ar number
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
is a
.Ux
version of the DEC-2136 program
.Dq worms .
.Pp
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width XlXlengthXX
.It Fl d Ar delay
Specifies
.Ar delay
as a delay, in milliseconds, between each update.
This is useful for fast terminals.
Reasonable values are around 20-200;
the default is 20.
.It Fl f
Makes a
.Dq field
for the worm(s) to eat.
.It Fl l Ar length
Specifies
.Ar length
as a length for each worm; the default is 16.
.It Fl n Ar number
Specifies
.Ar number
as the number of worms; the default is 3.
.It Fl t
Makes each worm leave a trail behind it.
.El