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Revision 1.9, Fri Dec 24 02:47:16 2004 UTC (14 years, 10 months ago) by wiz
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: wrstuden-fixsa-newbase, wrstuden-fixsa-base-1, wrstuden-fixsa-base, wrstuden-fixsa, netbsd-4-base, netbsd-4-0-RELEASE, netbsd-4-0-RC5, netbsd-4-0-RC4, netbsd-4-0-RC3, netbsd-4-0-RC2, netbsd-4-0-RC1, netbsd-4-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-4-0, netbsd-4, netbsd-3-base, netbsd-3-1-RELEASE, netbsd-3-1-RC4, netbsd-3-1-RC3, netbsd-3-1-RC2, netbsd-3-1-RC1, netbsd-3-1-1-RELEASE, netbsd-3-1, netbsd-3-0-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0-RC6, netbsd-3-0-RC5, netbsd-3-0-RC4, netbsd-3-0-RC3, netbsd-3-0-RC2, netbsd-3-0-RC1, netbsd-3-0-3-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0-2-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-3-0, netbsd-3, abandoned-netbsd-4-base, abandoned-netbsd-4
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Add CAVEATS section similar to is*(3) ones. Bump date.
Fix typo in toascii.3 while here.
kleink says "ok".

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.\"	@(#)toascii.3	8.1 (Berkeley) 6/4/93
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.Dd December 24, 2004
.Dt TOASCII 3
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm toascii
.Nd convert a byte to 7-bit ASCII
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libc
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In ctype.h
.Ft int
.Fn toascii "int c"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn toascii
function strips all but the low 7 bits from a letter,
including parity or other marker bits.
.Sh RETURN VALUES
The
.Fn toascii
function always returns a valid ASCII character.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr isalnum 3 ,
.Xr isalpha 3 ,
.Xr isascii 3 ,
.Xr iscntrl 3 ,
.Xr isdigit 3 ,
.Xr isgraph 3 ,
.Xr islower 3 ,
.Xr isprint 3 ,
.Xr ispunct 3 ,
.Xr isspace 3 ,
.Xr isupper 3 ,
.Xr isxdigit 3 ,
.Xr stdio 3 ,
.Xr tolower 3 ,
.Xr toupper 3 ,
.Xr ascii 7
.Sh STANDARDS
The
.Fn toascii
function conforms to
.St -xpg4 .
.Sh CAVEATS
The argument to
.Fn toascii
must be
.Dv EOF
or representable as an
.Li unsigned char ;
otherwise, the result is undefined.