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Re: terminal driver hacks
On Thu, 30 Apr 1998, Rich Thomson wrote:
> Does anyone have a canonical list of terminal driver hacks that
> originated at DELTA?
Dave and I did "Scope Rubouts". I designed the algorithm, Dave with his
assembly whiz, which he is still doing now, made the modifications.
^R was "Re-type the current line"
^V escapes me. It may have been the precurssor to DEC's ^R. "V" was
verify in TECO.
The "history" mentions ^V, but we can't seem
> to remember what it did. :) I recall that ^V was a local hack, but
> I can't exactly remember its function... was it some sort of foreground/
> background job control? I remember Ed Jones telling me about unix
> job control (^Z, ^Y), and I have a vague memory of trying out unix job
> control and thinking I liked DELTA's job control better.
> Rich Thomson