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Re: terminal goes funky

On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 11:25:20PM +0200, Sven Burgener wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 04:38:32PM -0400, Dan Brosemer wrote:
> > You've just got the system to send a ^O character to the screen which will
> > reset it gracefully.
> Yes, but also ^V before the ^O, like you said.
> Do you know why? Anyone know why?

No, the system just sends a ^O back at you.  The ^V just tells bash to
interperet the next character literally.

Try ^VTAB and you'll get a ^I or try ^VBKSP and you'll get ^H, etc.


"... the most serious problems in the Internet have been caused by 
unenvisaged mechanisms triggered by low-probability events; mere human 
malice would never have taken so devious a course!" - RFC 1122 section 1.2.2

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