BCD(6) OpenBSD Reference Manual BCD(6)NAME
bcd, ppt, morse - reformat input as punch cards, paper tape or morse code
SYNOPSISbcd [string ...]
ppt [-d [-b] | string ...]
morse [-d | -s] [string ...]
The bcd, ppt, and morse commands read the given input and reformat it in
the form of punched cards, paper tape, or morse code, respectively.
Acceptable input are command line arguments or the standard input.
Available options for ppt:
The -d option for ppt decodes paper tape on the standard input
back to ASCII. Unprintable characters are visually encoded with
vis(3) unless the -b flag (binary) is also specified. A
lowercase `x' is printed for undecipherable input lines.
Available options for morse:
-d The -d option for morse decodes dot-dash morse (as generated by
using the -s option) back into text. A lowercase `x' is printed
for undecipherable input; otherwise, text is returned uppercase.
If the morse to be translated is given on the command line, it
should be preceded by `--' to keep it from being mistaken for
-s The -s option for morse produces dots and dashes rather than
ISO 1681:1973, Information processing--Unpunched paper
ISO 1682:1973, Information processing--80 columns punched paper
cards--Dimensions and location of rectangular punched holes.
ECMA-10, ECMA Standard for Data Interchange on Punched Tape.
ITU-T Recommendation F.1, Operational provisions for the international
public telegram service, Division B, I. Morse code.
OpenBSD 4.9 May 31, 2007 OpenBSD 4.9