TTYs for the deaf

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Sun Dec 12 00:30:59 2004

On Sat, 11 Dec 2004, Michael Sokolov wrote:

> Of course it's possible, it's just totally non-standard, and most importantly,
> UNIX generally expects the user to have the complete ASCII set available
> to him. The V7 tty driver has support for turning an uppercase-only
> tty like ASR33 into a terminal with both cases in software, but emulating
> full ASCII from the 5-bit TDD code seems like a bit of a stretch.

You could do two-character sequences... $a $b $c ... to get
the rest of the ASCII set (ugh)

Everyone's got their favorite tty to ascii converter, here's mine:

A PIC and a little hardware.
Received on Sun Dec 12 2004 - 00:30:59 GMT

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