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Re: Morse code shell

From: Chris F.A. Johnson
Subject: Re: Morse code shell
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 23:17:37 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 1 Feb 2004, Dan Jacobson wrote:

> The power has just been turned off in your neighborhood, but you need
> more time to finish up on your computer than what your UPS can provide
> --- unless you turn off your monitor.  But if you turn off your
> monitor, you'll have to rely on Morse code to hear what is output on
> your screen!

     And/or flash the keyboard LEDs in Morse code!

> What might be a way to do this, just in case?
> stty -echo && PS1=$ bash --norc -i 2>&1|cw; stty echo
> works unless you need to hit ^C etc.  --norc is to turn off my usual
> gaudy prompt, also we keep PS1 shot.  -i is to enable command editing.
> We resume echo when the experiment is over.
> This is mini screen reader for blind users too I guess.

        Chris F.A. Johnson
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